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Asbestos scare for Croydon council building contractors

Article Updated On June 18, 2018Asbestos scare for Brick by Brick contractor An asbestos scare for a team of Croydon building contractors, Brick by Brick, who are owned by the council, has caused some concern for local residents. The contractors have been accused of neglect and putting resident’s health in danger on a building site […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 18, 2018

Johnson & Johnson facing lawsuit by patients claiming cancer caused by talc

Article Updated On June 11, 2018Johnson & Johnson face biggest trial ever as 22 cancer patients claim cancer was caused by talc 22 ovarian cancer patients are filing a huge lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, claiming that their cancer was caused by talc made by the firm. The case against them went to trial at […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 11, 2018

Asbestos in cars

Article Updated On April 17, 2019Asbestos in cars manufactured before 1999 Did you know there was asbestos in cars? In the past, asbestos was extensively used in the manufacture of motor vehicles in parts such as brake pads/shoes, gaskets, internal combustion components and lots of other assorted parts. Asbestos was banned from use in car […]

Read the full article | Published May 29, 2018

Family makes emotional appeal after father’s death from mesothelioma

Article Updated On May 29, 2018Death from mesothelioma – family appeal for help after father’s death The family of an elderly man from South Wales are appealing for help from the public and his ex work colleagues after his death from mesothelioma. Mr Vivian Jones died aged 85 from the asbestos related cancer on the 31st […]

Read the full article | Published May 21, 2018

Family of man who died from Asbestos illness call for workplace safety to be made priority

Article Updated On May 8, 2018Lawyers and family of asbestos victim issue plea to employers A former asbestos removal worker’s family and lawyers say they urged his employers to mark Workers’ Memorial Day by renewing their commitment to health and safety following his death two years ago from mesothelioma. The event took place on the 28th […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018

Causes of mesothelioma cough

Article Updated On April 17, 2019Coughing and mesothelioma The exact causes of a mesothelioma cough in patients with mesothelioma are not known. It is likely that several different reasons for coughing exist, even within one patient. Patients with mesothelioma often develop fluid around the lung ( a pleural effusion) which is known to cause coughing […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018

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

Article Updated On April 16, 201845 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

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

Article Updated On April 16, 2018Signs 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Asbestos ignorance risks more asbestos deaths according to new IOSH survey

Article Updated On April 12, 2018IOSH 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. […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 12, 2018

American couple awarded compensation for asbestos in talcum powder

Article Updated On April 11, 2018Banker 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 11, 2018
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