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

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Asbestos ignorance risks more asbestos deaths according to new IOSH survey

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 IOSH survey reveals asbestos ignorance causing deaths in construction 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 12, 2018

American couple awarded compensation for asbestos in talcum powder

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 11, 2018

Woman battling Mesothelioma cancer turns to colleagues for help

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2018

Asbestos cancer nurse is 1st to be appointed in UK

Article Updated On April 11, 2018 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 06, 2018

Mum dying from terminal asbestos cancer appeals for help

Article Updated On April 11, 2018 Terminal asbestos cancer victim inhaled asbestos fibers due to washing husband’s work clothes Elizabeth Tookey from Plymouth was diagnosed with terminal asbestos cancer, mesothelioma, in February 2017. She had been suffering with breathlessness for some period of time. Mrs Tookey learned that she was most likely exposed to asbestos fibers […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Fly tipping asbestos waste in Dorset

Article Updated On March 27, 2018 Fly tipping asbestos – hunt is on in Dorset after huge pile dumped The hunt is on in Dorset after the fly tipping of asbestos roofing panels at a woodland beauty spot. The fly tippers dumped half a ton of asbestos waste at Uddens Plantation. Asbestos that is damaged, […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Brexit Trade Deal with the US raises asbestos fears

Article Updated On March 21, 2018 Brexit Trade Deal with the US raises asbestos fears for UK Some MP’s have warned that a post brexit trade deal with the US could potentially spell trouble for the UK. There are fears that products containing asbestos could be shipped into the country. Unlike the UK, asbestos hasn’t […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 21, 2018

Asbestos compensation

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Asbestos compensation awarded to family of former Dockyard worker The family of a man who formerly worked as a dockyard worker at Malta Drydocks have been awarded asbestos compensation totaling €12,000. Emanuel Caruana was constantly exposed to asbestos on a daily basis while he worked at the docks. Medical certificates […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 06, 2018

Cost to remove asbestos

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 How much does it cost to remove asbestos? We are often asked by our clients about the cost to remove asbestos. Although we don’t actually carry out asbestos removal ourselves, we work closely with a couple of specialist asbestos removal companies. The major factor when it comes to the […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 05, 2018
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