Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Unveils Findings of Asbestos in Everyday ProductsASBESTOS-PRESS-CONF
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO):
WHAT: Press Conference to Unveil RESEARCH Findings on Products Containing Asbestos ADAO and guest experts will discuss landmark findings from ADAO and the Scientific Analytical Institute that reveal asbestos in everyday products including children's toys, appliances, hardware & household goods and home & garden items.The findings, the first in a series of test results, will include specific product examples, analyses on the dangers of asbestos exposure, and the new, younger profile of asbestos victims.
ADAO has been working with Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and other key members of Congress to implement a full ban on asbestos. The occurrence of asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis, is growing out of control. Studies estimate that during the NEXT decade, 100,000 victims in the United States will die of an asbestos related disease annually - equaling 30 deaths per day.
WHERE: National Press Club Holeman Lounge 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045
WHEN: Friday, October 5, 2007 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
CONTACT: Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Douglas Larkin Office: 703-250-3590 x1245 Mobile: 202-391-1546 doug@AsbestosDiseaseAwareness.org
About Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was founded by asbestos victims and their families in 2004. ADAO seeks to give asbestos victims a united voice to help ensure that their rights are fairly represented and protected, and raise public awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and the often deadly asbestos related diseases. ADAO is funded through voluntary contributions and staffed by volunteers. For more information visit www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org.