Contribution to the "No Time To Lose" campaign

Impact: Societal

Description of impact

My research has increased the public focus on carcinogens at work. The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the leading workplace safety and health organisation around the world (44,000 members in 120 countries) has used the results to develop a campaign to reduce risk. I advised on the key priorities for the campaign and helped prepare the background information to support the effort. This is the “No Time To Lose” campaign. I also participated in specific initiatives in the NTTL campaign, e.g. a silica stakeholder summit to discuss action to reduce risks and has spoken at specific campaign launch events and other events to provide information. By the end of 2019, the fifth anniversary of the launch, the campaign had secured the formal support of over 360 employer organisations around the world. Campaign ambassadors and supporters made presentations at over 250 events - reaching over 18,000 delegates. Almost 150,000 people visited the project website and downloaded about 120,000 information resources.

Who is affected

Members of IOSH, other workplace health professionals, workers exposed to carcinogens
Impact statusAchieved
Impact date2014
Category of impactSocietal