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Dentists may have been exposed to asbestos in daily work

Dentists 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 showed that Periodontal dressings are […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Exeter mum dying of asbestos disease appeals for help

Exeter 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 to live. It is Kirsty’s […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Church break in later reveals asbestos

Church 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 police investigation is in full […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2017

Serial fly tippers receive jail sentence for dumping asbestos

Serial 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 53, and George Parry, aged […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 20, 2017

Fines given to Essex companies who exposed employees to asbestos

Fines 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 lives in danger. Asbestos was […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 14, 2017

Widow takes action against Tesco following husbands death from Asbestos

Widow 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 job involved overseeing store expansions […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 02, 2017

Smoking is not the only cause of lung cancer

Smoking 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 have been exposed to asbestos […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2017

The thirty three year old mum dying from asbestos disease

The 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 she started to fall ill […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 07, 2017

Supervisor receives fine for exposing workers to asbestos

Supervisor receives fine for exposing workers to asbestos A supervisor receives fine for exposing workers to asbestos fibers whilst on a licensed asbestos removal job…….. Alan Burdett who worked for Asbestos Decontamination Services Limited of Erdington, Birmingham, admitted to the safety breach and was sentenced accordingly. The Health and Safety Executive had initially received a […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 01, 2017

Woman dies after years of washing clothes riddled with asbestos

Woman dies after years of washing clothes riddled with asbestos Ann Siddons, from Lenham in Kent, died from mesothelioma cancer on January 10th 2017 aged 72. Ann had spent many years washing both her father’s and husband’s work overalls that were covered in asbestos dust particles. She was finally diagnosed with mesothelioma back in August […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 31, 2017
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