7. Final discussion and questions

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The final presentation for a workshop in Singapore and at AIOH2013

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7. Final discussion and questions

  1. 1. Final discussion and questions John Cherrie INSTITUTE OF OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE . Edinburgh . UK www.iom-world.org
  2. 2. Summary… • • • • Occupational cancer is an important problem – many thousands of people die unnecessarily each year as a consequence of exposure to carcinogens at work Strategically it is important to focus on the main causes – Top Ten Recognise that exposures are already decreasing over time and we just need to ensure this continues Elimination is a possibility!
  3. 3. Elimination is a possibility • We just need convince everyone that it is practicable and get people to start improving their approach to managing carcinogens at work
  4. 4. Any final questions or discussion points?

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