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Save the Date for ADAO’s 12th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference April 8 – 10, 2016

August 27, 2015
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ADAO 12th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” April 8 – 10, 2016 Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott in Washington D.C. Registration opens in November 2015 Posted on August 27, 2015 Save the date for April 8 – 10, 2016! The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has proud to announce our 12th Annual […]

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Experts Gather for the Symposium & Exhibit Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Dr. Irving J. Selikoff

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Registration is now open for the October 16, 2015 symposium commemorating the birth of Dr. Irving J. Selikoff.   To learn more and to register, click here. Symposium & Exhibit  Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Dr. Irving J. Selikoff This symposium will examine the lasting impact of the legacy of Dr. Irving J. […]

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#ENDMeso Tuesday Twitter Chats – Join the Global Conversation for Mesothelioma Awareness and Action

August 26, 2015
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Posted August 26, 2015 This September, in preparation for Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2015,  the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is bringing social media advocacy to a new level! Each Tuesday during the month of September from 12-1 PM ET, ADAO will be hosting #ENDMeso Twitter Chats where victims, experts, advocates, and concerned citizens can […]

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“Monster of A Disease” – Vicki’s Story

August 24, 2015
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Posted on August 23, 2015 We have been touched by asbestos in individual ways, yet we are joined together by a bond of community. As a testament to the strength of our global family, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is highlighting the courageous stories of our members with the “Share Your Story” feature on […]

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“Secondary Exposure” – Burlene’s Story

August 23, 2015
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Posted on August 23, 2015 We have been touched by asbestos in individual ways, yet we are joined together by a bond of community. As a testament to the strength of our global family, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is highlighting the courageous stories of our members with the “Share Your Story” feature on […]

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Press Release: ADAO Calls for the US Government Accountability Office to Investigate the Two Ambler Superfund Sites in Pennsylvania

August 18, 2015
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For Immediate Release: August 18, 2015 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Calls for the US Government Accountability Office to Investigate the Two Ambler Superfund Sites in Pennsylvania Ambler’s Asbestos Legacy Continues – New Lab Tests Confirm Asbestos Contamination at Ambler, PA Superfund Site Washington DC – August 18, 2015- The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the […]

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ADAO Experts Join Ambler’s Community Efforts to Prevent Asbestos Exposure

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Posted on August 18, 2015 EVENT PHOTOS ADAO PRESS RELEASE AMBER Asbestos: Be Safe. Be Smart RESOURCE PAGE PowerPoint PRESENTATIONS ADAO Ambler Asbestos Educational Program, “Asbestos: Be Safe. Be Smart.” FLYER  Local News Coverage: CBS Philly: Advocate: Asbestos Makes Ambler ‘Look Like A Third World Country’ The Intelligencer: Group targets Ambler’s asbestos history, legacy Thank […]

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ADAO and EWG Action Fund Urge Restaurants to Pledge “Asbestos-Free Crayons”

August 13, 2015
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Posted on August 13, 2015 PRESS RELEASE: Restaurants Urged to Pledge “Asbestos-Free Crayons” Playing with crayons at a restaurant should not be a harmful activity for children and families.  On Wednesday, the Environmental Working Group Action Fund and the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) wrote a letter to Ms. Dawn Sweeny, President and CEO of the National […]

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OSHA Fines Illinois Construction Companies Nearly $2 Million for Exposing Workers to Asbestos

August 12, 2015
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Asbestos Fact Sheet  Posted on August 12, 2015 Workers have yet again unknowingly been exposed to deadly asbestos fibers due to the carelessness of employers. According to an investigation by the U.S Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), two Illinois companies Kehrer Brothers Construction and a Kehrer-affiliated company, D7 Roofing, […]

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Symplur is Now Tracking the #Asbestos Hashtag Tweets in Real-Time

August 06, 2015
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Posted on August 6, 2015NICE!  I just received the below email from Symplur! Join the conversation and discover the people and the discussions surrounding the #asbestos hashtag at Symplur. ~ Linda Reinstein Thank you Linda Reinstein for your submission! #asbestos is now live. We have just published your hashtag and @healthhashtags will tweet an announcement shortly. Symplur […]

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