Independent report

Occupational cancer risks in commercial painters

A review of literature on occupational cancer risks in commercial painters commissioned by the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC).

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Occupational cancer risks in commercial painters: a review prepared for the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC)

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IIAC commissioned the Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Birmingham to carry out this review to:

  • identify if there is an increased risk of cancer amongst commercial painters against the general population
  • help IIAC to consider whether occupational cancer in commercial painters should be recommended for inclusion in the list of prescribed diseases for which Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit is payable
Published 1 November 2010