Westminster Hall Debates Organophosphate sheepdip poisoning – 10th June 2015

4:00 pm  – 4:30 pm  Jessica Morden Member of Parliament Organophosphate sheepdip poisoning To learn about the debate in the Houses of Parliament click here. Sheep dip poisoning – leading organophosphate poisoning campaigners have welcomed recent calls for a “hillsborough style” inquiry into whether farmers were misled over the use of the dangerous chemical. There’s cross party…

L’air dans les avions de ligne peut-il être contaminé par des émanations toxiques ?

  Jeudi 30 juillet, un Airbus A330 d’Air France assurant la liaison Paris-Douala (Cameroun) a dû rebrousser chemin et se poser d’urgence. A l’origine de cet incident, une “anomalie dans le système de conditionnement d’air”, qui a entraîné “l’apparition de légères fumées dans la cabine”, selon un porte-parole de la compagnie. Les passagers ont atterri…

ITF – AIRCRAFT AIR QUALITY: CONTAMINATION CAN AFFECT YOUR HEALTH Guidelines for cabin crew

BE AWARE OF THE PROBLEM Cabin crew have long reported health problems after exposure to chemicals. These chemicals enter the cabin via the aircraft ventilation system. The aircraft’s air supply is bled off the engines. Engines sometimes leak toxic oil. Other chemicals include hydraulic fluid, de-icing fluid, ozone and exhaust. The problem is not limited…