Age group:  65 – 74

Location:  Christchurch

Position and industry of employment:  Shift Worker, for Resins Manufacture

Solvents exposed to:  Methanol, Urea, Sulphuric Acid, Formic Acid, Phenol, Formaldehyde

Diagnosis:  Suffering Multiple Myeloma since year 2000

Other comments:  I was on sick leave for 14 months before I was told there was no job for me. Have had Chemotheraphy, Radiation treatment, and currently on Thalidomide and Morphine.