Independent report

Work as a dry cleaner and cancers of the oesophagus and cervix: IIAC position paper 32

A review of the risks of cancers of the oesophagus (gullet) and cervix in dry cleaners.



After reviewing the evidence, the council concluded that while there may be some evidence of an increased risk in certain sub-groups of workers, overall there was insufficient evidence to recommend changes to the list of prescribed diseases for which people can claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit.