Cancer--it can be caused by the work we do. But how much? What causes it? Who is to blame? What is safe exposure to a carcinogen? What is OSHA's involvement? Heard in this report are Dr. Samuel Epstein, professor of occupational medicine at the University of Illinois Medical School and author of Politics Of Cancer; Ronald Lang of the American Industrial Health Council; Tony Mazzocchi, director of Health and Safety for the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers Union and long-time pioneer in the field of occupational health; Dr. Marvin Schneiderman of the National Cancer Institute; Dr. Molly Coye of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health; Stan Dryden, director of industrial hygiene for Standard Oil of California; Steve Swanson, health and safety coordinator for the American Petroleum Institute; Buck Cameron, chairman of the Union Health and Safety Committee at Chevron Chemical; Alexis Rankin of the Service Employees International Union. Produced by Public Media Center under a grant from the U. S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Produced by Michael Singsen and Peggy Stein. Announcer is Kris Welch.
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