Posted on March 10, 2014
Mark your calendar now to check in with ADAO every day on April 1-7, 2014 for Global Asbestos Awareness Week. Join together with us to spread the word about this deadly carcinogen. Each day will focus on a different subject and Mesothelioma Warrior story for you to read and share. Sharing is powerful. Knowing how to prevent asbestos exposure saves lives!
April 1: Linda Reinstein, “Asbestos: Legal and Lethal in the USA.” ADAO Co-Founder shares the latest facts and stats about asbestos mining, manufacturing, and commerce.
April 2: Dr. Richard Lemen, “Asbestos: What Is It?“ ADAO Science Advisory Board Co-Chair explains where asbestos is found and who might be in danger of being exposed.
April 3: Dr. Arthur Frank, “Why Is Asbestos Bad for My Health?“ ADAO Science Advisory Board Co-Chair shares information about what you should do if you are diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease.
April 4: Dr. Ken Takahashi, “Toolkit for the Elimination of Asbestos-Related Diseases (ARDs).” Esteemed scientist and Acting Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health in Japan shares informational toolkit for tackling ARDs.
April 6: U.S. Surgeons General Statements and Senate Resolution 336. Read and share the full statement on asbestos and find out about recent updates.
April 7: Global Asbestos Awareness Week Declaration for a Worldwide Asbestos Ban with Signatories. ADAO will end the Week with an Asbestos Victims’ Candlelight Vigil to honor and remember those sickened by preventable asbestos-caused diseases.