Workplace Roulette

Workplace Roulette

Gambling With Cancer, Revised and Expanded

By Matthew Firth, James T. Brophy and Margaret M. Keith



In this handbook, experienced health activists critically examine occupational causes of cancer, and offer viable solutions. They provide definitions of key words and concepts, essential statistics and data, suggestions for action, and listings of further resources.

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Workplace cancers are rampant. Prevention requires firm and immediate steps. This book is a great tool for action.

– Homor Seguin, retired Steelworker representative for the Elliot Lake miners

Industrial workers are not the only ones forced to gamble with their health. The stakes are also high in the public sector.

– Colin Lambert, Health and Safety Director for the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Auto workers internationally have been studied endlessly and almost always with the same result–increased rates of cancer. This book gives direction for practical solutions.

– Cathy Walker, Health and Safety Director for the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW)