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DAST Asbestos: Real & Present Danger Conference - 27 November 2020

Friday 27th November 2020

DAST: Asbestos Real & Present Danger Flyer

On Friday 27 November between 9:30am - 12:30pm on Zoom, Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team (DAST), Yorkshire and Humberside Victims Support Group (SARAG) and Asbestos Support Central England (ASCE) will be hosting the "Asbestos: Real & Present Danger Conference". A conference for Trade Unions and Supporters to find out about why asbestos is still posing a real danger.

During the conference delegates will discover:

  • The dangers of asbestos
  • The work of the Asbestos Victims Support Groups
  • The Victim’s Voice - Hear from victims
  • The campaign for justice by the Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum
  • The difficulties faced by victims and researches in the current pandemic
  • What happens now – Trade Agreements – Post Brexit

Including this, delegates can expect to hear from speakers such as:

  • Asbestos Victims Support Groups and the Forum
  • Victims and families including Peggy Walker, Susan Ellis and David Brown. We will also pay tribute to Nirmala Gurung - grassroots activist featured in the film ‘Breathless’
  • Professor Sanjay Popat – Consultant Medical Oncologist – Royal Marsden Hospital
  • Unite the Union
  • Nick Dearden, Director of Global Justice Now

To book your place, please see click here.

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