Exhibition: Skin Cancer - Outdoor Workers' Number One Enemy
and Free Skin Cancer Screenings
Exhibition, 20-22 June 2017
European Parliament, Brussels
ASP G 1st Floor
EADV is proud to host, on 20-22 June 2017, an interactive exhibition in the European Parliament highlighting the importance of skin cancer caused by UV solar radiation as an occupational disease. This 3-day exhibition will showcase to European parliamentarians and social partners the need for concrete action to protect Europe’s 14.5 million outdoor workers from skin cancer.
The exhibition is hosted by MEP Jens Gieseke (DE, EPP)
Programme and Agenda
Tuesday 20th June, 13.00-14.00
Launch Debate: 'Protecting Europe's Outdoor Workers from Skin Cancer'
Tuesday 20th June - Wednesday 21st June, 9.00-17.00
Free skin cancer screening by EADV dermatologist (from 20 June, 10.00)
Thursday 22nd June, 9.00-12.00
If you require an access badge, please click this link to register.
Please note that due to security measures in the European Parliament, you are required to bring valid ID or passport. This must be the same ID/Passport submitted when registering.
If you already have an access badge, please proceed directly to the exhibition on ASP G 1st Floor
You can interact with us on Twitter before, during and after the event. The Twitter handle is @eadv and the event’s hashtag is #SunSafeWork
There are 14.5 million outdoor workers in Europe. However, they are generally unaware that they are at least twice as likely to get non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) as a result of their occupation.
UV solar radiation is classified by the World Health Organisation as group 1 carcinogen, and is the leading cause of cancer worldwide.
Currently there is no EU-wide requirement to protect workers at risk.
That’s why EADV is asking you to support our call to action, which is raising awareness of the dangers of non-melanoma skin cancer for Europe’s outdoor workers.
The six main actions to protect Europe’s outdoor workers from NMSC caused by the sun are:
You can read the Call to Action by clicking here (PDF file).
You can take action today by:
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