Mahoney Contracts is supporting the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) global campaign to tackle occupational cancer – ‘No Time to Lose’.
Worldwide, work-related cancer claims at least 742,000 lives a year – that’s more than one death a minute. These cancers are caused by exposure to carcinogens including asbestos, silica dust, solar radiation and diesel engine exhaust emissions.
No Time to Lose aims to get carcinogenic exposure issues more widely understood and help businesses take action. The campaign is working to:
• raise awareness of a significant health issue facing employees
• offer businesses free practical, original materials to help them deliver effective prevention programmes
• secure commitments from organisations to improve preventative measures.
To help raise awareness of occupational cancer and support No Time to Lose, we are striving to reassure our workforce by demonstrating our commitment to managing harmful exposures.
Find out more about the campaign at www.notimetolose.org.uk and follow @_NTTL on Twitter.