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Asbestos in Schools is a national disgrace say Trade Unions The continuing presence of asbestos in the UK’s schools is a “scandal” say a coalition of trade unions. In a statement, the Joint Union Asbestos Committee (JUAC), which comprises nine unions (the Association of School and College Leaders, Association of Teachers and Lecturers, National Association […]Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2017
Figures released showing areas in UK where mesothelioma deaths prevalent The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) have recently released figures showing the number of people in the UK that died from mesothelioma in 2015. The areas with the most deaths were Barrow-in-Furness, North Tyneside, West Dunbartonshire, Dagenham, Barking and Sunderland. Director of Services for Mesothelioma UK, […]Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2017
White Chrysotile asbestos is the main cause of mesothelioma cancer Over the years, medical researchers have concluded that white Chrysotile asbestos is the main cause of mesothelioma cancer. The are 6 different minerals that comprise asbestos, which are Chrysotile, actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, crocidolite and tremolite. Chrysotile, otherwise known as white asbestos, has been used extensively within […]Read the full article | Published Sep 05, 2017