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Woman battling Mesothelioma cancer turns to colleagues for help

Article Updated On April 11, 2018Mesothelioma 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 suffered […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2018

Asbestos cancer nurse is 1st to be appointed in UK

Article Updated On April 11, 2018A 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 with […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 06, 2018

Mum dying from terminal asbestos cancer appeals for help

Article Updated On April 11, 2018Terminal 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 through […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Fly tipping asbestos waste in Dorset

Article Updated On March 27, 2018Fly 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, such […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Brexit Trade Deal with the US raises asbestos fears

Article Updated On March 21, 2018Brexit 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 been […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 21, 2018

Asbestos compensation

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Asbestos 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 attained […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 06, 2018

Cost to remove asbestos

Article Updated On March 22, 2018How 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 cost […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 05, 2018

Famous locations in London where asbestos can be found

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Asbestos in London Did you know about the famous places that contain asbestos in London? You may be surprised to learn that quite a few famous locations in and around London contain asbestos. Probably the most famous and most widely reported is the Palace of Westminster, or houses of parliament […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2018

The hazards of asbestos to the public

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Hazards of asbestos The general public have been aware about the hazards of asbestos for a considerable number of years……as far back as 1924 infact. But the dangers of asbestos have actually been known about for much longer…… Back in 1899, there was a case where a 33-year-old man died of fibrosis […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 20, 2018

Widow of teacher exposed to asbestos in school receives huge payout

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Widow of teacher exposed to asbestos in school receives huge payout The wife of a retired school teacher has received compensation after her husband was exposed to asbestos in school. Brain Shaw was a former music teacher at Leicester Grammar School. He had taught at the school for 21 years right up […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 24, 2018
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