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Work cancers increasing globally, but falling in one sector

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
An international position statement has warned that occupational cancer has emerged as the primary cause of work-related deaths globally, and explained what employers can do about it. Meanwhile, Australian researchers have found airline pilots are not at increased risk of invasive melanoma, in a study that sends a vital sun message to workers and others.





Studies highlight fatal and irreversible exposure risks

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
A major literature review has found welders are at a 43 per cent increased risk of lung cancer. Meanwhile, Norwegian researchers have warned about the importance of preventing hand-arm vibrations, in a study showing the ensuing numbness and finger pain can be irreversible.





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