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    • Fact sheet detailing known health risks posed by exposure to chrysotile asbestos

      A Fact Sheet detailing known health risks posed by exposure to Chrysotile Asbestos has been prepared. This resource has been developed by Dr. Richard Lemen and other international experts.

      The following facts represent knowledge concerning chrysotile asbestos, the only form of asbestos currently marketed.

      Fact 1: For the past two decades, chrysotile has been the only commercially mined form of asbestos being mass marketed. It has constituted over 95% of all asbestos marketed over the past century. The latest data show global use of chrysotile is around 2 million metric tons per year (USGS, 2013). Read More →

    • OSH Rights: January 2016, No 36

      In this Issue

      • Feature – SHARPS: Sit-in and Year-end Rally
      • Samsung reaches partial agreement with sick workers
      • Updates from Partners
      • Campaigns and Support – Union Joint statement to support beer promotion women struggle
      • Upcoming Events
      • Tributes
      • Articles of Interest
      • Regional News

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    • OSH Rights: November 2015, No 35

      In this Issue

      • ANROEV Meeting 2015
      • ABAN Meeting 2015
      • 10th anniversary of the Kubota Shock – Amagasaki meeting
      • 3rd Anniversary of Ali Enterprises Factory Fire Tragedy
      • Hazard control for better occupational safety and health in electronics industry
      • NGT asks 5 mineral -rich states to survey all asbestos mines
      • Much-needed probe into overwork

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