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The Ban Asbestos National Leaders and Laggards and Why You Should Care

H.R. 1603 Manager’s Amendment (November 19, 2019) FAQs -- 2019 ARBAN Key Points Posted on January 9, 2019 One fact alone should be evidence enough for an all-out asbestos ban: All types of asbestos cause lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to the World Health Organization, as well as cancer of the larynx and ovary, and [...]

2020-01-13T14:53:21-08:00January 9th, 2020|

Momentum Builds Throughout the Nation and in Congress about the Dangers of Asbestos in Talc

Posted on December 20, 2019 There is undeniably strong momentum in Congress to ban asbestos as witnessed by the recent hearings and legislation. In fact, Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration testified that “Asbestos is a known carcinogen so there is no safe level of [...]

2019-12-20T10:40:28-08:00December 20th, 2019|

Philadelphia School Teacher with Mesothelioma Shares Her Story on Good Morning America

Posted on November 25, 2019 The Asbestos Awareness Disease Organization (ADAO) applauds Philadelphia teacher Lea DiRusso for appearing on Good Morning America on November 21 to discuss her diagnosis of asbestos-caused mesothelioma. DiRusso bravely shared her story to more than 3.5 million viewers about how she believes she got the disease and what action she [...]

2019-11-25T15:03:39-08:00November 25th, 2019|

Mesothelioma Awareness and Action Day: “MEEZ-oh-THEE-lee-OH-mah” – A Disease Hard to Pronounce and Even Harder to Cure

Posted on September 30, 2019  Last week we gathered together for Mesothelioma Awareness Day, to honor and remember those lost to the asbestos-caused illness.  Every American should know that there is no safe level of exposure to asbestos, yet it remains legal and lethal in the U.S. today. Americans can be exposed to asbestos in [...]

2019-10-01T10:03:52-08:00September 30th, 2019|

ADAO’s New Infographic “Asbestos: Still Legal and Lethal in the USA today | The Deadly Legacy of Asbestos”

Posted on September 25, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is proud to share our latest infographic "Asbestos: Still Legal and Lethal in the USA today | The Deadly Legacy of Asbestos" detailing facts and stats about asbestos. ADAO’s new infographic tells a story -- the real story about the deadly legacy of asbestos. [...]

2019-09-30T15:33:52-08:00September 25th, 2019|

Mesothelioma Awareness Month: Thirty Irrefutable Asbestos Facts for Thirty Days

Posted on September 7, 2019  Mesothelioma Awareness Month: Thirty Irrefutable Asbestos Facts for Thirty Days Graphics September is here! We’re spending this month gearing up and focusing on raising mesothelioma awareness and asbestos prevention.  All month long, we’ll be sharing important info about community events as well as facts about asbestos and mesothelioma. Asbestos-related diseases, [...]

2019-09-06T16:11:05-08:00September 6th, 2019|

Partnering for Prevention: ADAO is Honored to Present at the 2019 OSHAfrica Conference in South Africa

Updated on September 20, 2019 OSHAfrica 2019 was utterly amazing for the 1,200 delegates who attended from countries throughout Africa and around the world. The quality of nearly 100 speakers were truly spectacular for knowledge exchange, collaboration, and advancing OSH efforts. the Conference was a great success. Posted on September 2nd, 2019 This September, the [...]

2019-09-30T08:15:20-08:00September 2nd, 2019|

ADAO 14th Congressional Staff Briefing Wrap-Up — Paving the Way to Pass Bicameral The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

2019 Congressional Staff Briefing Resources (August) Press Release: ADAO Releases Report Detailing Chlor-Alkali Industry’s Impact on Asbestos Imports and Use in America Barry Castleman, Emily Reinstein, Linda Reinstein, Bob Sussman, Mike Mattmuller, Rebecca Gibian, Harry Flores, and Dr. Raja Flores Posted on August 29, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest [...]

2019-08-29T14:29:13-08:00August 29th, 2019|