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Publication: “From Miracle Mineral to first-rate Carcinogen” by Gerd Albracht
With the support of the IALI general secretariat and the EFBWW a German journal printed a special English language edition of an article that described the history of the fight to ban asbestos in Europe “From Miracle Mineral to first-rate Carcinogen” by Gerd Albracht. The article was originally published in the German journal Sicherheitsingenieur dedicated to OSH issues. The article also describes the EFBWW’s role in promoting an asbestos free Europe and the collaboration with labour inspectors to achieve this goal.
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EFBWW invited to speak at 15th IALI congress
The EFBWW has been working closely with labour inspectors In the context of the asbestos campaign e.g. during projects and as part of its policy advocacy. In recognition of the good collaboration the EFBWW has been invited to present the EFBWW asbestos campaign, and the latest project to develop a trade union guide on asbestos registries at the 15th IALI congress in Singapore, where the publication “From Miracle Mineral to first-rate Carcinogen” was also introduced to the audience. The EFBWW presentation was received with great interest by representatives from around the world, especially from Africa, Asia and South America.

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