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Insulated asbestos containing flasks on sale in UK

Article Updated On April 18, 2017Insulated asbestos containing flasks on sale in UK Even though asbestos has been banned in the UK for many years now, products containing asbestos still find their way into the country. Most recently, it was discovered that insulated flasks were available to purchase on Amazon, ebay and John Lewis stores […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 18, 2017

Female factory inspector was 1st to warn over Asbestos in 1898

Article Updated On April 11, 2017Female factory inspector was 1st to warn over Asbestos in 1898 The dangers of asbestos exposure have been known about for a very long time. Infact, the 1st warnings about the toxic substance emerged in the late 1800’s. It was a female factory inspector by the name of Lucy Deane […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 11, 2017

Dentists may have been exposed to asbestos in daily work

Article Updated On April 10, 2017Dentists may have been exposed to asbestos in daily work It is reported that Dentists may have been exposed to asbestos in daily work, and yet they are not aware of this. Research shows that dental tape is one of the causes of asbestos exposure. And the recent studies also […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Exeter mum dying of asbestos disease appeals for help

Article Updated On April 10, 2017Exeter mum dying of asbestos disease appeals for help Single mum from Exwick in Exeter, Kirsty List, is battling with the asbestos related disease, mesothelioma. She is now 34, but was first diagnosed when she was 32. Kirsty has recently been told by Doctors that she only weeks or months […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Church break in later reveals asbestos

Article Updated On March 27, 2017Church break in later reveals asbestos A church in Scotland that was broken into over five weeks ago by vandals has since been closed after it was discovered that asbestos in the walls had become exposed. The vandals caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to Blackford Parish Church. A […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2017

Serial fly tippers receive jail sentence for dumping asbestos

Article Updated On March 20, 2017Serial fly tippers receive jail sentence for dumping asbestos A couple of serial fly-tippers have received jail sentences after they were caught on video dumping asbestos waste. The pair were seen dumping the illegal waste close to the rear entrance of a children’s dance school. The culprits, David Smith, aged […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 20, 2017

Fines given to Essex companies who exposed employees to asbestos

Article Updated On March 14, 2017Fines given to Essex companies who exposed employees to asbestos A couple of businesses based in Essex have received fines because they were found guilty of exposing their staff to asbestos over many years. The companies knew that their buildings contained asbestos, yet they completely ignored the fact and put […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 14, 2017

Widow takes action against Tesco following husbands death from Asbestos

Article Updated On March 2, 2017Widow takes action against Tesco following husbands death from Asbestos The widow of a man who worked for Tesco during the 1970’s and 80’s is taking legal action against them following his death. David Priest worked for Tesco as a Manager throughout the West Midlands area, working in different stores. His […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 02, 2017

Smoking is not the only cause of lung cancer

Article Updated On February 21, 2017Smoking is not the only cause of lung cancer People with lung cancer often presume that their illness is caused by smoking, but experts are warning that exposure to asbestos is another likely cause. While they are correct in thinking that smoking has contributed to their lung cancer, if they […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2017

The thirty three year old mum dying from asbestos disease

Article Updated On February 7, 2017The thirty three year old mum dying from asbestos disease Kirsty List, aged 33, from Exwick in Exeter, is dying from an asbestos related disease. Doctors have informed her that she most likely will not live until Christmas this year. It is unclear how she has developed the illness, but […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 07, 2017
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