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Asbestos: Past, Present & Future          Toronto, Ontario, Canada             November 4, 2011          LINDA REINSTEINAs...
ADAO Dedication     Arthur    1945 - 2005www.AsbestosDiseaseAwareness.org
ALAN REINSTEIN   former ADAO President     Mesothelioma VictimMay 2005           May 2006
ADAO Scientific Advisory BoardCo-Chairs Arthur Frank, MD, PhD andRichard Lemen, PhD, MSPHBrad Black, MDBarry Castleman, Sc...
Building a Culture of PreventionThe International Social Security Association reported, the“cost-benefit potential for inv...
Asbestos is a known carcinogen107,000 workers die annually from ARD   There is no safe level of exposure
Environmental and Occupational       Asbestos Exposure           Linda@adao.us
Exporting an Epidemic  “A global network of lobby groups has spent nearly $100    million since the mid-1980s to preserve ...
Data Visualization     Linda@adao.us
Ban Asbestos
Advocacy           ADAO Online Screening of “Breathtaking” Linda@adao.us
Baljit ChadhaCanadian Chrysotile Asbestos Exporter
Global Production          (Metric Tons)Russia       1,000,000China        350,000Brazil       270,000Kazakhstan 230,000Ca...
Community Linda@adao.us
Top Five Users            (Metric Tons)China        613,760India        426,363Russia       263,037Brazil       139,153Ind...
U.S. Consumption
Price per Ton (USD)
Asbestos, Quebec
MiningLinda@adao.us
TailingsLinda@adao.us
Asbestos Containing Products          Linda@adao.us
Lab Chrysotile
Asbestos in Indonesia
Parking Lot Debriswww.AsbestosDiseaseAwareness.org
Safe Use is a Deadly Fallacy
Linda@adao.us
Education    Linda@adao.us
Advocacy Linda@adao.us
CommunityLung Cancer Awareness Month          Linda@adao.us
Linda@adao.us
Linda Reinstein, "Asbestos: Past, Present & Future"
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“Asbestos: Past, Present & Future”
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 4, 2011
Linda Reinstein became an activist when her husband, Alan, was diagnosed with asbestos-related mesothelioma in 2003. In 2004, she co-founded the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), where she continues to serve as President/CEO. The mission of ADAO is to be the voice of the victims, uniting individuals and families worldwide who have been affected by asbestos-related diseases.

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Linda Reinstein, "Asbestos: Past, Present & Future"

  1. 1. Asbestos: Past, Present & Future Toronto, Ontario, Canada November 4, 2011 LINDA REINSTEINAsbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) President/CEO and Co-Founder linda@adao.us
  2. 2. ADAO Dedication Arthur 1945 - 2005www.AsbestosDiseaseAwareness.org
  3. 3. ALAN REINSTEIN former ADAO President Mesothelioma VictimMay 2005 May 2006
  4. 4. ADAO Scientific Advisory BoardCo-Chairs Arthur Frank, MD, PhD andRichard Lemen, PhD, MSPHBrad Black, MDBarry Castleman, ScDRaja Flores, MDMichael Harbut, MD, MPH, FCCPHedy Kindler, MDSteven Levin, MD
  5. 5. Building a Culture of PreventionThe International Social Security Association reported, the“cost-benefit potential for investments in preventionmay be as strong as 1:2.2, and even higher in some cases.
  6. 6. Asbestos is a known carcinogen107,000 workers die annually from ARD There is no safe level of exposure
  7. 7. Environmental and Occupational Asbestos Exposure Linda@adao.us
  8. 8. Exporting an Epidemic “A global network of lobby groups has spent nearly $100 million since the mid-1980s to preserve the market for asbestos, a carcinogen now banned or restricted in 52 countries. Scientists say asbestos may cause up to 10 milliondeaths by 2030, with a mounting toll in the developing world.”
  9. 9. Data Visualization Linda@adao.us
  10. 10. Ban Asbestos
  11. 11. Advocacy ADAO Online Screening of “Breathtaking” Linda@adao.us
  12. 12. Baljit ChadhaCanadian Chrysotile Asbestos Exporter
  13. 13. Global Production (Metric Tons)Russia 1,000,000China 350,000Brazil 270,000Kazakhstan 230,000Canada 100,000Other countries 20,000United States 0World total (rounded) 1,970,000
  14. 14. Community Linda@adao.us
  15. 15. Top Five Users (Metric Tons)China 613,760India 426,363Russia 263,037Brazil 139,153Indonesia 111,848
  16. 16. U.S. Consumption
  17. 17. Price per Ton (USD)
  18. 18. Asbestos, Quebec
  19. 19. MiningLinda@adao.us
  20. 20. TailingsLinda@adao.us
  21. 21. Asbestos Containing Products Linda@adao.us
  22. 22. Lab Chrysotile
  23. 23. Asbestos in Indonesia
  24. 24. Parking Lot Debriswww.AsbestosDiseaseAwareness.org
  25. 25. Safe Use is a Deadly Fallacy
  26. 26. Linda@adao.us
  27. 27. Education Linda@adao.us
  28. 28. Advocacy Linda@adao.us
  29. 29. CommunityLung Cancer Awareness Month Linda@adao.us
  30. 30. Linda@adao.us

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