Workplace carcinogens cause about 5000 cancers every year, study reveals

Reported by Haydee | 22 Feb, 2012

Carcinogens in the workplace cause about 5,000 cancers every year and there is insufficient action being done to reduce the risks, says medical experts. In an article on the Medical Journal of Australia published on Monday, Professor Lin Fritschi and co-authors said an estimated 5000 cancers each year are caused by occupational exposures. According to …