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Global union confederation ITUC wants to show killer chemicals the doorChemicals are everywhere. The global industry is set to grow four-fold by 2060. But toxic workplace exposures are already claiming at least a million lives each year. Sharan Burrow, head of the global union confederation ITUC, spells out why a new trade union campaign is an essential step to stopping the chemical carnage.
Hazards 145, January-March 2019 • Also in Spanish and French

Chemical reaction
If you expose us, we will expose youOn International Workers' Memorial Day, 28 April, unions demand an end to preventable toxic exposures at work. An ITUC/Hazards pin-up-at-work poster in English, French and Spanish.

Target cancers
Cancers and their work causesHazards and the global union confederation ITUC produce a world first at-a-glance guide to work cancers and their causes.
Hazards 145, January-March 2019 • Also in Spanish and French

#So what?
#Me too has exposed a workplace crisis but no-one’s held to account Why is sexual harassment still a major blight on British workplaces? Because many perpetrators are allowed to get away with it and many employers believe it’s not their problem. Hazards editor Rory O’Neill interviewed two women who spoke out about their experiences and who had to leave their jobs as a result.
Hazards 145, January-March 2019

Irregular outcome
Korean campaign highlights ‘the outsourcing of death’, wins concessions A few days before his death, Kim Yong-kyun joined a “selfie campaign,” posting on social media a photo of himself holding a sign reading: “Mr President, please meet with temporary workers to repeal unfair labour laws, to punish illegal outsourcers, and to replace temporary jobs with regular ones.”
Hazards 145, January-March 2019

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Work is war
#IWMD19 special report: Making work-related murders visible in TurkeyTurkish workers have a slogan to describe life under the current regime, says health and safety campaigner Asli Odman, “We don’t go to work, we go to war.”
Hazards online feature, April 2019

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