Attwood Shield

2015 Attwood Shield – Prof John Cherrie

JAMES ATTWOOD MEMORIAL LECTURE

TOWN HOUSE, INVERNESS

MONDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2015

Hosted by IOSH – the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

OCCUPATIONAL CANCER - NO TIME TO LOSE!  by Speaker Prof John Cherrie

Professor Cherrie is presented with the CPDC James Attwood Shield, by The Provost of Inverness Helen Carmichael (with CPDC-HI Chair Alan Higgins and IOSH President Karen McDonnell).

Alan Higgins (CPDC-HI) Provost Helen Carmichael Prof John Cherrie Karen McDonnell (IOSH)

John Cherrie is Professor of Human Health at Heriot Watt University and Principal Scientist at the Institute of Occupational Medicine in Edinburgh - and has been involved in a major research programme to benchmark the problem of occupational cancer in Britain.

He gave a comprehensive talk on steps to take now to protect future generations from the Cancer risk 8,000 people in the UK die each year from various forms of cancer which is work related - all deaths from causes which could have been prevented.

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