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John Cherrie
Works at Heriot-Watt University
Attended University of Edinburgh
Lives in Edinburgh, UK
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A new chapter...
I have taken up a new part-time Chair in Human Health in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot Watt University , Edinburgh.  I plan to work on new projects related to exposure and health, making use of the exposome concepts and the availability of new low c...
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A copy of the slides from my recent talk at the IOSH National safety Symposium. Take a look and find out how to eliminate workplace cancer!
My presentation at the IOSH National Safety Symposium, 7th and 8th September 2014. http://www.iosh.co.uk/Key-IOSH-events/National-Safety-Symposium.aspx
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An analysis of historic data on the use and effectiveness of Airstream helmet respirators in the British coke industry. 
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A new research study looks at skin exposure for consumers handling oils and lubricants.
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How to prevent workplace cancers. Read about a recent blog publication calling for action. 
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Q. What do health and safety professionals know about occupational cancer? 
A. not as much as they should. 
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Take a look at my presentation at the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES).
The presentation was given at the 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) in Cincinnati (www.ISES2014.org). It describes work in the HEALS project (www.HEALS-eu.eu). This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 603946. .
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Time for the #GBBO host Paul Hollywood be more responsible about the hazard from flour.   One of the main causes of occupational asthma. 
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Effectiveness of respirators for coke oven workers
In 2011 the UK Industrial Injuries Advisory Council ( IIAC ) recommended that lung cancer in coke Airstream helmet respirator oven workers should be a prescribed disease. Those with lung cancer and more than 5 years of working on a coke oven top or greater ...
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Consumer exposure to oils and lubricants
We recently published a paper describing skin exposure from transfer of lubricants and fuels by consumers [ 1 ]. We simulated four situations: filling a vehicle fuel tank with diesel, adding lubricant to a car engine in two scenarios - in one case with the ...
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How to prevent occupational cancer...
I wrote a blog article that has been published by Oxford University Press on their OUPblog site . The publishers asked me to revisit an article I first published in 2009 [ 1 ] and reflect on what changes have occurred since then. In the blog article I draw ...
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What you thought about occupational cancer risks in Britain - Survey Results
A few months ago I set up a survey  to find out about what readers of my blog thought about occupational cancer risks in Britain. In this post I've summarised the results from the survey. I asked about perceptions of occupational cancer risks and how easy i...
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Exposure Scientist
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  • Heriot-Watt University
    Professor Human Health, 2015 - present
  • Institute of Occupational Medicine
    Principan Scientist, 2015 - present
  • University of Aberdeen
    Honorary professor, 2013 - 2015
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Edinburgh, UK
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Edinburgh
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Exposure science and occupational hygiene
Introduction
I am Professor Human health at Heriot Watt University and Principal Scinetist at the IOM in Edinburgh,Scotland.
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  • University of Edinburgh
    Physics
  • University of Aberdeen
    Occupational Hygiene
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