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More women around the world are dying from mesothelioma

More women around the world are dying from mesothelioma Historical studies show that men are four times more likely to be diagnosed with mesothelioma than women are. However, more and more women are being diagnosed with mesothelioma from across the world. Women can be exposed through their work, but it’s more likely they are exposed […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

Talcum Powder Mesothelioma court case moves forward in California

Talcum Powder Mesothelioma court case moves forward in California A California Court has ruled that a case involving a 70-year-old lady with mesothelioma can finally move forward. Mary Lyons is filing a lawsuit against manufacturers Colgate-Palmolive for selling talcum powder products contaminated with asbestos. She and medical professionals believe that these products contributed to her […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 23, 2017

Widow of teacher exposed to asbestos in school receives huge payout

Widow 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 until 2012. Brain died 4 […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 24, 2018

The hazards of asbestos to the public

Hazards 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 of the lungs. He had […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 20, 2018

Famous locations in London where asbestos can be found

Asbestos 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 as most commonly known. A […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2018

Asbestos compensation

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 attained at the time of his […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 06, 2018

Brexit Trade Deal with the US raises asbestos fears

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 been banned as of yet in […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 21, 2018

P402 Course

P402 Course (Refresher) – 14th March 2018 Armco Asbestos Training will be holding another asbestos P402 Course (Refresher) at our training facility in Bury, Greater Manchester, on Wednesday 14th March 2018. We have spaces for 6 delegates costing £195+VAT each to attend. This course is for delegates who have already completed a P402 course in the […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 08, 2018

P402 Refresher Course – January 2018

P402 Refresher Course – January 2018 Armco Asbestos Training will be holding an asbestos P402 Refresher Course at our training facility in Bury, Greater Manchester, on Friday 5th January 2018. We have space for 6 more people at £195+VAT each to attend. This course is for delegates who have already completed a P402 training course in […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 04, 2017

Paul Beaumont from IATP speaks at Contamination Expo Series 2017

Paul Beaumont from IATP speaks at Contamination Expo Series 2017 On the 27th-28th September 2017 we attended the Contamination Expo Series at the London ExCel centre. This is the 2nd year we have attended the exhibition to support our friends at IATP (Independent Asbestos Training Providers). Speaking to the visitors was Paul Beaumont, CEO of […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 09, 2017
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