Now, it’s official

From Maritime Propulsion

As if we didn’t already know, or at least expected, the Globe and Mail reports on an international body recognition that Diesel exhaust does cause cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer, a branch of the World Health Organization, held a meeting this week, in which they conclude that Diesel exhaust cause Cancer.
I wonder how that’s going to impact us engineers working on ships, especially those working under Worker’s Compensation / insurance boards schemes, or the likes. One more hazard to add to the list for Marine Engineering job description.

Read the full story here… and the details right from the “horse’s mouth“.

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