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Common symptoms of asbestos poisoning

What causes asbestos poisoning? Asbestos poisoning is caused by a person being exposed to asbestos and the harmful asbestos fibers being inhaled and embedded in the lungs. These tiny asbestos fibers can remain in a persons lungs for a long period of time and cause inflammation and scarring of the lung tissue. Many people will […]

Read the full article | Published May 20, 2019

Man jailed for fly tipping asbestos waste

Man from Preston jailed for fly tipping asbestos waste A man from Preston in Lancashire has been jailed for fly tipping asbestos waste. Paul Williams, aged 53, from Ingol in Preston, was found guilty after it was discovered that he ran a secret waste disposal operation from his flat. As a result, he has been […]

Read the full article | Published May 15, 2019

Asbestos types

Article Updated On April 17, 2019What are the different asbestos types? There are actually 6 main asbestos types which are chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite and actinolite. Each of these asbestos types belongs to two mineral families of asbestos – serpentine and amphibole.  In this article, we’ll explain in detail about each of the 6 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 09, 2019

Asbestosis symptoms

Article Updated On April 17, 2019What is Asbestosis? In this guide we’ll be discussing what exactly asbestosis is, the common asbestosis symptoms, causes of the disease and diagnosis. So to begin with, you may be asking yourself ‘What is Asbestosis?’ To summarise, asbestosis is a lung disease that develops as a result of asbestos exposure. […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 03, 2019

Asbestos in the home

Article Updated On April 17, 2019Think your house could contain asbestos? Concerned about asbestos in the home? Asbestos can be found in any residential building that was built or refurbished before the year 2000. There are lots of common building materials in and around the home that will contain asbestos. However, you shouldn’t necessarily be […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 05, 2019

IATP Asbestos Training Provider

Article Updated On April 17, 2019Who are IATP? IATP are an organisation that are proud to offer ‘the most comprehensive list of asbestos training providers available in the UK ‘. A not-for-profit organisation, they are the only organisation offering a database of independently audited UK asbestos training providers. They work in co-operation with the HSE […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 27, 2019

Asbestos Removal Regulations

Article Updated On April 17, 2019Are you aware of the regulations on asbestos removal? Did you know there are very strict guidelines surrounding the subject of asbestos removal? Are you a construction/building company or related trade? Owner or manager of a building, or even an employer with a duty to manage asbestos on your premises? […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 26, 2019

Schools with asbestos

Article Updated On April 17, 2019Schools with asbestos failing to report details A group of MP’S are seriously concerned about schools with asbestos in England not reporting details of asbestos to the government. All schools were requested to provide details of asbestos in their buildings to the government by May 31st last year. However, It […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 30, 2019

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

Article Updated On April 17, 2019Occupational lung disease – the facts 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 12, 2018
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