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Asbestos in youth club

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Asbestos in youth club forces temporary relocation A youth club has temporarily relocated due to the discovery of asbestos within the school they use for their activities. Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common, Oxfordshire, is the home of Sonning Common youth Club SC. The youth club meets in the […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 02, 2018

Asbestos ceiling tiles ignored by contractor

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Demolition contractors in Ireland ignored asbestos ceiling tiles Leeside Cut & Core Contractor, based in County Cork, Ireland, have been taken to court and fined €50,000 (£44,000) after they ignored asbestos ceiling tiles on a demolition job. The demolition works took place at a two storey office building and […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 29, 2018

Asbestos surveying company fined for inadequate survey

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Property management & asbestos surveying company fined after failure to identify asbestos Vital Property Solutions Limited, a property management company, and Home Inspectors Southern Limited, an asbestos surveying company, have both been fined following an investigation by the HSE. They have been accused of carrying out an inadequate refurbishment […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 19, 2018

Asbestos scare for Croydon council building contractors

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Asbestos 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 18, 2018

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

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Johnson & 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 11, 2018

Asbestos in cars

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Asbestos 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 […]

Read the full article | Published May 29, 2018

Family makes emotional appeal after father’s death from mesothelioma

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Death 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 […]

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 September 17, 2019 Lawyers 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 illness and death two years ago from mesothelioma. The event took […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018

Causes of mesothelioma cough

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Coughing 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 […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018

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

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 45 year old’s death from cancer 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, […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018
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