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Johnson & Johnson hit back at asbestos report

Asbestos report claims Johnson & Johnson hid evidence of asbestos in talc Johnson & Johnson are denying a new asbestos report that says they deliberately hid evidence of asbestos in their talc. The company have been in the headlines a lot recently due to claims that their talc contains asbestos and has caused ovarian cancer […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 18, 2018

Occupational lung disease

Occupational lung disease within the construction industry is a huge problem and we need to do more about it. 3,000 construction workers suffer every year from breathing difficulties and lung problems, caused by their work. Construction workers are often exposed to dust, fumes and other hazardous substances that over time cause a range of respiratory […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 12, 2018

Asbestosis sufferer warns against proposed residential development

Man with asbestosis says others could develop same condition if new homes built A man from the Isle of Wight who is suffering from asbestosis has warned other locals could develop asbestosis if a proposed local housing development goes ahead. 12 new homes are set to be constructed after permission was recently granted by The […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 05, 2018

Asbestos garage removal

How to go about asbestos garage removal So, you’re in the process of buying a house that has an asbestos garage, or you already own a property that has one and you’re wondering about asbestos garage removal. You’re wondering whether or not you need to have the asbestos garage removed , or is it ok […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 28, 2018

Talc cancer Johnson and Johnson trial – new jury fails to reach verdict

Jury fails to reach verdict in talc cancer Johnson and Johnson trial A Jury in South Carolina have failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a talc cancer Johnson and Johnson case. The case being heard is that of a woman who died from asbestos related cancer due to long term use of […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 26, 2018

Council to remove asbestos from development site in South Ribble

Lancashire Council advertise for contractor to remove asbestos from Cuerden site The wheels are in motion for Lancashire County Council to remove asbestos from a development site in South Ribble. Asbestos sheeting was uncovered over the summer on the Cuerden development site, which is just off the M65/M6 interchange. It was discovered amongst tonnes of other […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2018

Asbestos related lung cancer

Asbestos related lung cancer deaths on a par with mesothelioma deaths After tobacco smoking, asbestos is up there as being one of the main causes of lung cancer, and asbestos related lung cancer death rates are now on a par with those of mesothelioma. Historically, it has been very difficult to pinpoint the causes of individual […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 05, 2018

What is asbestos made of?

We answer the question ‘What is asbestos made of?’ Asbestos is in the headlines a lot nowadays because of its association with deadly diseases such as mesothelioma, and we are often asked the question ‘what is asbestos made of?’ So to answer your question, we’ve decided to put this informative article together. Asbestos is a naturally […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 29, 2018

Diagnosis of mesothelioma for former builder secures him £260,000 compensation

Man who worked as contracts manager wins compensation following diagnosis of mesothelioma A man who received a diagnosis of mesothelioma after he became ill back in 2016 has won a claim for compensation. He worked as a Contracts Manager for a construction company and had to quit his job because of the symptoms he was […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 23, 2018

Construction company prosecuted for non licensed asbestos work

Company fined £250,000 for non licensed asbestos work on business centre A construction company based in Norwich have been taken to court and prosecuted for carrying out non licensed asbestos work. Y Construction Ltd were fined £250,000 following an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive. The company first started refurbishment works in April 2015 […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 17, 2018
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