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Profile: David Newman

Positions that David Newman has held:

  • Industrial hygienist with the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH)

David Newman was a participant or observer in the following events:

David Newman, of the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, interviewed by Newsday, disagrees with the EPA’s position that asbestos levels have not been high enough to pose long term health risks. “While diseases such as asbestosis result from exposure to asbestos over long periods of time, asbestos-related cancers, such as mesothelioma, which have a 10- to 40-year latency period, can develop from low-level exposure to this killing dust,” Newman explains. [Newsday, 11/9/2001 pdf file]

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