February 2014 – IIAC has published two Position Papers: Bladder cancer in hairdressers, barbers and textile workers and Work as a dry cleaner and cancers of the oesophagus and cervix
The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) is a scientific advisory body that provides independent advice to the Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Social Development in Northern Ireland on matters relating to Industrial Injuries benefit or its administration.
The Council's role is to advise the Secretary of State on:
The Council is a non-executive body and has no power or authority to become involved in individual cases or in the decision-making process for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB). Enquiries about claims for IIDB should be directed to the contact centre for your region. Details can be found on the GOV.UK website
IIAC usually meets 4 times each year.