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Hear from a speaker on occupational cancer at an event near you.

See our events list below. We’ll be adding new events when details have been confirmed.

5-6 September – The European HSE Management Forum 4.0 will take place at Hotel Grandium in Prague, and will focus on case studies and real-life examples of successful health and safety initiatives. NTTL Ambassador Tim Briggs will present the campaign at this event.

13-14 September – ‘No Time to Lose – working together to beat occupational cancer’ will be presented by NTTL Ambassador JC Sekar at campaign supporter the Malaysian Occupational Safety & Health Practitioner Association’s (MOSHPA) National Conference 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.

16-17 September – IOSH 2019, our annual international conference returns to the ICC Birmingham for a third year. Follow @iosh_conference for announcements and watch our IOSH 2018 highlights film to see what happened last year.

25 September – At the IOSH South Midlands Branch event IOSH Vice-President Jonathan Hughes will present ‘No Time to Lose – spotlight on asbestos’ at Worcester Bosch Group from 19:00-20:30.

9 October – NTTL supporter Society of London Theatre|UK Theatre is hosting an event at the Birmingham Hippodrome where IOSH Vice-President Louise Hosking will present ‘No Time to Lose – working together to beat occupational cancer’.

14 October – ‘No Time to Lose – spotlight on asbestos’ will be presented by NTTL Ambassador Paul Eyre at campaign supporter Merseyside and Cheshire Construction Health and Safety Group’s event at The Conference Centre at LACE from 13:45.

15 October – Philip Baker, NTTL Ambassador, will present ‘No Time to Lose – spotlight on silica’ at campaign supporter North Yorkshire County Council and Highway Safety Officers Group event at the Arden Hotel & Leisure Club in Solihull from 10:00.

25 October – Campaign supporter the Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team are organising an event to mark the 20-year ban of asbestos in the UK. The event will take place at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield from 09:30 and will cover asbestos in school, social housing and public buildings, asbestos campaigns and will showcase the ‘Breathless’ film produced by filmmaker Daniel Lambo. See the flyer for more information.

3 November – ‘No Time to Lose – spotlight on asbestos’ will be presented by NTTL Ambassador Philip Baker to students at Boston College from 09:00.

18 November – We will be exhibiting NTTL at campaign supporter the British Occupational Hygiene Society’s (BOHS) Asbestos 2019 Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Nottingham from 09:00.

Dates for your diary

Help highlight occupational cancer risks on these ‘awareness-raising’ days and weeks.

4 FebruaryWorld Cancer Day takes a positive, proactive approach to the fight against cancer and brings together countries across the globe to mark the day with events and activities. Use our campaign materials that have been translated into different languages and resources to help you communicate the campaign in your newsletter and via social media.

1-7 AprilGlobal Asbestos Awareness Week aims to increase awareness of asbestos and prevent exposure by bringing together experts and victims from around the world to share, learn and take action. Use our asbestos resources to help spread the word.

28 April – World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on promoting safety and health in a green economy this year. On the same date, Workers’ Memorial Day highlights the preventable nature of most workplace incidents and ill-health and promotes campaigns and union organisation in the fight for improvements in workplace safety. Encourage your contacts to make a commitment to tackling occupational cancer by signing-up to the NTTL pledge.

6-12 MaySun Awareness Week encourages people to regularly self-examine for signs of skin cancer, teaches them about the dangers of sunburn and excessive tanning, and discourages using sunbeds, in light of the associated risks of skin cancer. Help highlight the issue by downloading our solar radiation resources.

5 JulyAction Mesothelioma Day was set up to raise awareness of, and pay tribute to, people suffering with asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. Each year, hundreds of people gather in cities across the UK to raise awareness of mesothelioma, to call for better treatment and care for people living with the disease and for prevention of exposure to asbestos. Use our asbestos resources to help spread the word.

15-19 July Farm Safety Week is an industry wide focus on safety, and how things can change in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Agriculture and rural industries are at risk from solar radiation exposure when working outdoors. Raise awareness by using our solar radiation resources.

1 AugustWorld Lung Cancer Day commemorates and supports those impacted by lung cancer. Download our asbestos, silica and diesel engine exhaust emission resources to help raise awareness and prevent work-related lung cancer.

21 – 25 OctoberEuropean Week for Safety and Health at Work is organised by EU-OSHA. This year, organisations across Europe will highlight its current campaign ‘Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances’. To find out more visit

3 NovemberNo Time to Lose campaign’s fifth anniversary. We’ll be promoting the campaign achievements through our communications channels and encouraging our supporters and pledge signatories to share case studies on how they have been tackling occupational cancer. Take a look at some of the case studies we have already developed.