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9/11 ferry boat hero dies from likely asbestos related cancer

45 year old’s death being attributed to asbestos exposure In the years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001, thousands who were there have since died of mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancer. 45-year-old ferry boat captain, Thomas Phelan, has been the latest victim. He […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Do you know if there is asbestos in your house? Tips on what to look for

Signs that you may have asbestos in your house You will no doubt have heard of asbestos and know about the risk it poses to our health, but how can you tell if you have asbestos in your house? It’s quite easy to detect the presence of asbestos in your house. Below is a useful […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Asbestos ignorance risks more asbestos deaths according to new IOSH survey

IOSH survey reveals construction workers know very little about asbestos hazards According to a recent survey conducted by IOSH, asbestos ignorance¬†is going to lead to more deaths. Figures from the survey show that 1 in 4 construction workers believe they may have been exposed to asbestos fibers whilst at work. This means they will be […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 12, 2018

American couple awarded compensation for asbestos in talcum powder

Banker and wife receive payout in successful court case against Johnson & Johnson A couple from New Jersey, USA, have successfully won the first trial of it’s kind in the state against Johnson & Johnson for asbestos in talcum powder. Stephen Lanzo and his wife Kendra received $37 million in damages after Stephe’s’ claims he […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 11, 2018

Woman battling Mesothelioma cancer turns to colleagues for help

Mesothelioma cancer sufferer seeks answers on how she contracted disease Elizabeth Oliver has made an appeal to her former work colleagues at Wedgewood to help her in her quest to identify how she contracted terminal mesothelioma cancer. She was diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer in February last year after having suffered three chest infections in a […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2018

Asbestos cancer nurse is 1st to be appointed in UK

A Southampton hospital have appointed the UK’s 1st ever asbestos cancer nurse The UK has now appointed it’s first ever¬†asbestos cancer nurse. Specialist nurse, Helen Wilkes, has been employed by Southampton general hospital. She will be caring for patients suffering from asbestos cancer. As a specialist asbestos cancer nurse with 10 years experience, Helen will […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 06, 2018
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