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Talcum Powder Mesothelioma court case moves forward in California

Talcum Powder Mesothelioma court case moves forward in California A California Court has ruled that a case involving a 70-year-old lady with mesothelioma can finally move forward. Mary Lyons is filing a lawsuit against manufacturers Colgate-Palmolive for selling talcum powder products contaminated with asbestos. She and medical professionals believe that these products contributed to her […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 23, 2017

More women around the world are dying from mesothelioma

More women around the world are dying from mesothelioma Historical studies show that men are four times more likely to be diagnosed with mesothelioma than women are. However, more and more women are being diagnosed with mesothelioma from across the world. Women can be exposed through their work, but it’s more likely they are exposed […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

Scottish utility services company fined for exposing employees to asbestos

Scottish utility services company fined for exposing employees to asbestos A utilities company based in Paisley, Scotland, IQA Operations Group Ltd, has received a fine for having exposed four employees to asbestos. The employees were exposed in 2014 while working at Anderson Tower block in Motherwell. On 7th November 2017 at Hamilton Sheriff Court, the court heard […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

HSE has updated online asbestos help sheets that trades can access

HSE has updated online asbestos help sheets that trades can access The HSE have updated their range of online asbestos essentials task sheets. The sheets provide essential information for those working in the building and related trades. They have been updated to stress the importance of gaining the correct information, receiving appropriate training, and instructions […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 08, 2017

How to ensure your respirator fits correctly during Movember

How to ensure your respirator fits correctly during Movember November has now become synonymous with men growing their facial hair in order to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer. Many men get involved with ‘Movember‘ every year, all helping towards this great cause. But what happens if part […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 06, 2017
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