Nigel Ashcroft – Principal Terawee Safety Services& Chairman IOSH Ireland Northwestern District

  • Nigel Ashcroft graduated from the University of London with BSc (Hons) Microbiology in 1977.  Early career in Cancer research, which continues to be an interest, focusing on Health and Safety in 1979.  Moving to Ireland in 1997 became an OSH Consultant, DipSHWW in 2005.  Chairman of IOSH Ireland Northwestern District.


    Title: Mechanisms of Cancer and Cancer Risks in Construction

    Synopsis: Unseen stage in cells to the clinical presentation of Cancer in tissues.  It will include reasons why Cancer is difficult to cure and why the most effective prevention is to control exposure to the cancer agent.  The four main agents which can cause Cancer in Construction will be discussed and the IOSH No Time To Lose campaign along with other sources of information will be mentioned.


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