IOSH 19

iosh

Loading
Ray and Mavis Nye

Ray and Mavis Nye

Mavis Nye Foundation
United Kingdom

In 2009 Mavis was diagnosed with usually fatal asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. It was washing her husband’s asbestos-covered clothes led to Mavis Nye contracting mesothelioma. Ray Nye worked in the Royal Naval dockyard in Chatham and the couple had no idea about the damage that was being caused to Mavis’s health by doing such a simple household chore. The Mavis Nye Foundation was created to inspire victims of mesothelioma, an asbestos related terminal cancer. Mavis has gained a reputation for support and advice and her work is internationally recognised. She was awarded a BCA for her work, is an NHS patient rep and sits on various committees and support groups .

Sessions

Featured speakers

 


View all speakers

Sponsors and exhibitors

Organised by  iosh

Official publication  iosh magazine

Official careers site   health and safety jobs