In a new document, the Asbestos Working Group of the Italian Association of Epidemiology reflects on the methodology to be followed for the individual application of the results of epidemiological studies.
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The report of the Regional Operations Centers for the collection of malignant tumors with high fraction attributable to occupational exposures in Piedmont offers a summary of the data collected in over twenty years of activity.
The results of the recent evaluation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the carcinogenicity of night shift work have now been published in The Lancet Oncology.
The campaign recently promoted by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work aims to raise awareness among workers and public opinion about the risks involved in the working environment and the methods of prevention.
The current debate in the World Health Organization on the possible discontinuation of dealings with the tobacco industry and manufacturers of weapons highlights how the same initiative could be taken against the asbestos industry (...)