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Presenting the ANROEV Network Newsletter “OSH Rights” Issue number 38

Posted October 17, 2016 Dear All, Presenting the Asian Network for the Rights Of Occupational and Environmental Victims (ANROEV) Network newsletter “OSH Rights” Issue number 38. Occupational safety and Health (OSH) Rights is a quarterly newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety … Continue reading

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ADAO’s 13th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference April 7 – 9, 2017

SAVE THE DATE Join us at the ADAO 13th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” April 7 – 9, 2017 Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel

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Reflecting on Three Informative, Inspiring Days of Brazil’s Asbestos Seminar

ADAO’s RESOURCE PAGE for Brazil’s International Seminar on Asbestos: A Socio-Legal Approach October 6, 2016: On the Frontlines of Change: Day One of Brazil’s International Seminar on Asbestos: A Socio-Legal Approach October 7, 2016: On the Frontlines of Change: Day Two of … Continue reading

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EPA Takes Action on PBT Chemicals – Pressure to Name Asbestos on Top Ten List Remains Fierce

Posted on October 13, 2016 I want to clarify some confusing news you may have seen this week about asbestos and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced five persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals … Continue reading

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Exciting NEWS: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer Introduces the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2016

Press Release: ADAO President Urges Congressional Support of Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2016, Introduced Today by Senator Barbara Boxer Posted on September 30, 2016 Since the inception of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), U.S. Sen. Barbara … Continue reading

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Press Release: Prime Minister should ensure that Indian govt officials do not get subordinated by asbestos industry at UN meet underway in Geneva

Posted on May 14, 2015 UN Meet on hazardous substances concludes on May 15 Making India rife with asbestos related diseases, a sad legacy for Make in India slogan Indian opposition to listing of white chrysotile asbestos in UN hazardous … Continue reading

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ADAO Urges the Rotterdam Convention Delegates to List Chrysotile Asbestos on the PIC List Now

Posted on May 1, 2015 The UN Rotterdam Convention is a critical piece of the global effort to prevent exposure to toxic chemicals, including asbestos.  Join in solidarity. Be heard. Share your message of support by posting pictures, short videos, and messages … Continue reading

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NEWS from Italy: May 12, Stephan Schmidheiny’s Preliminary Hearing for Murder Begins

Posted on May 11, 2015 The Eternit bis trial begins on May the 12th 2015 “First preliminary hearing [1] concerning the request of the Turin Prosecution to commit Mr Schmidheiny to trial for the murder of 258 former Eternit workers … Continue reading

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Press Release from India: List Chrysotile Asbestos in PIC List Ban Asbestos NOW!

Release Date – 30 April, 2015 Victims and Activists urge the Indian Government to Ban all forms of asbestos and allow listing of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance at an upcoming UN meeting In a press conference held today, … Continue reading

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“Asbestos Health Awareness Campaign in Indonesia” by Paul Palmer and Samuel Anthonysz

NOTE: It was exciting to see the Global Ban Asbestos Network (GBAN), a non-profit and independent initiative, help Paul Palmer connect with the Indonesian GBAN Member, Darisman, for their Asbestos Health Awareness Campaign. GBAN was founded in 2010 by the Asbestos … Continue reading

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