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A Most Reckless Proposal - A Plan to Continue Asbestos Use in the United States

A new article was published in June 2019 in The New England Journal of Medicine by Collegium Ramazzini Fellows Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., and Richard A. Lemen, Ph.D. about the health hazards of asbestos.

See this link to read the full article.

4 July 2019

Collegium Ramazzini endorses The 2019 Aircraft Cabin Air Conference

The Collegium Ramazzini is very pleased to announce that it once again is endorsing the International aircraft cabin air conference being held in London this September.

Following on from the success of the 2017 Aircraft Cabin Air Conference, the 2019 conference will be an essential two day event. Providing excellent networking opportunities for those seeking to understand the subject of contaminated air, the flight safety implications, the latest scientific and medical evidence investigating the contaminated air debate and the solutions available to airlines and aircraft operators. This international conference mapping the implications of exposure, the business, regulatory and technical solutions to aircraft cabin air contamination, will be the most in-depth conference ever held on this topic.

The conference is being held at Imperial College London on 17-18 September, 2019.

A 20% discount code is available to all Collegium Ramazzini members. Apply the following code CollegiumRamazzini202019 at checkout during the registration process.

Further conference information: www.aircraftcabinair.com

This is a very important topic that is relevant to all Collegium Ramazzini fellows as 1) you all likely fly and 2) this has been a long lasting problem dealing with the design of aircraft air supplies that were implemented in the early 1950s, remaining unresolved to date. Exposure is occurring on all flights, with an occupational health problem being increasingly reported.

5 April 2019

Legacies of Hope: Profiles of Persons Whose Deeds Saved Lives and Prevented Disabilities by Barry L. Johnson

A new edition of the book "Legacies of Hope: Profiles of Persons Whose Deeds Saved Lives and Prevented Disabilities", by Barry L. Johnson, Emeritus Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini, has been recently published. The current edition illustrates the lives and accomplishments of 32 persons whose deeds have helped save lives and prevent disability in persons potentially exposed to hazardous conditions.

For more information see:

29 March 2019

Save the Date > Ramazzini Days 24-27 October 2019

Please mark your calendars now for the 2019 edition of Ramazzini Days, to be held in Carpi, Italy, 24-27 October 2019.
Ground transportation will be provided from the Bologna International Airport (BLQ) and from the historical center of Bologna on Thursday 24 October. Wednesday arrivals are invited to arrange accommodations in Bologna so as to use the conference transportation from the city center the following day. Return travel should be planned for the afternoon of Sunday 27 or Monday 28 October. Return ground transportation will be organized on both days from Carpi to BLQ and to the historical center of Bologna.Train travelers should plan on booking a connection all the way to Carpi (trains run from Modena centrale every 30 minutes). No transportation will be provided from the Bologna or Modena train stations.
Online registration for the event will open in July.

Questions? Comments! Mail to: events@ramazzini.it