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Gary Hampton was diagnosed with Mesothelioma in February 2014. Mesothelioma is a type of cancer which affects the lining surrounding major organ groups (mostly the lungs but is also seen in the lining surround the Heart and Abdominal Cavity). The disease is almost exclusively caused by the inhalation of Asbestos and is difficult if not […]Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2014
Father of two, Bill Jones aged 67 is suing oil superpower shell after allegedly being exposed to asbestos whilst working on an offshore oil rig in the North Sea. Bill now suffers from Diffuse Pleural Thickening which is cased by the embedding of asbestos in the pleura which triggers an inflammatory response and over time […]Read the full article | Published Sep 23, 2014
On the 29th of August 2014 Asbestos Damage Limitations Ltd (ADL) were prosecuted for removal of Asbestos even though their license enabling them to do so had expired in September last year. According to regulations laid out by HSE “An employer must hold a licence granted under paragraph (2) before undertaking any licensable work with […]Read the full article | Published Sep 19, 2014
Did you know? It falls within the employers duty of care to provide the correct and proper amount of training, instruction and education to employees that may be exposed to asbestos through normal working procedures. They are also now bound by law to ensure that employees are qualified to deal with Asbestos in the workplace. It is […]Read the full article | Published Sep 18, 2014
The facts: According to a recent survey by Armco Asbestos, at least three plumbers, six electricians, twenty tradesmen and six joiners die each week from asbestos related complications. In fact, now, more people are killed by asbestos complications each day than on the road, that is about 4000 people a year. This is troubling news. […]Read the full article | Published Sep 17, 2014