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Asbestos scare for Croydon council building contractors

Asbestos scare for Brick by Brick contractor An asbestos scare for a team of Croydon building contractors, Brick by Brick, who are owned by the council, has caused some concern for local residents. The contractors have been accused of neglect and putting resident’s health in danger on a building site in Purley Oaks. Brick by […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 18, 2018

Johnson & Johnson facing lawsuit by patients claiming cancer caused by talc

Johnson & Johnson face biggest trial ever as 22 cancer patients claim cancer was caused by talc 22 ovarian cancer patients are filing a huge lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, claiming that their cancer was caused by talc made by the firm. The case against them went to trial at the end of May 2018 […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 11, 2018

Asbestos in cars

Asbestos in cars manufactured before 1999 Did you know there used to be asbestos in cars? In the past, asbestos was extensively used in the manufacture of motor vehicles in parts such as brake pads/shoes, gaskets, internal combustion components and lots of other assorted parts. Asbestos was banned from use in car parts in 1999 […]

Read the full article | Published May 29, 2018

Family makes emotional appeal after father’s death from mesothelioma

Death from mesothelioma – family appeal for help after father’s death The family of an elderly man from South Wales are appealing for help from the public and his ex work colleagues after his death from mesothelioma. Mr Vivian Jones died aged 85 from the asbestos related cancer on the 31st July 2016. He had previously […]

Read the full article | Published May 21, 2018

Family of man who died from Asbestos illness call for workplace safety to be made priority

Lawyers and family of asbestos victim issue plea to employers A former asbestos removal worker’s family and lawyers say they urged his employers to mark Workers’ Memorial Day by renewing their commitment to health and safety following his illness and death two years ago from mesothelioma. The event took place on the 28th April. The […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018

9/11 ferry boat hero dies from likely asbestos related cancer

45 year old’s death from cancer being attributed to asbestos exposure In the years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001, thousands who were there have since died of mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancer. 45-year-old ferry boat captain, Thomas Phelan, has been the latest […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Asbestos in houses

Asbestos is often present in older houses. Here are some signs to out look for which may indicate that asbestos is lurking in your home.

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Asbestos ignorance risks more asbestos deaths according to new IOSH survey

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 means they will be at greater […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 12, 2018

American couple awarded compensation for asbestos in talcum powder

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 in damages after Stephe’s’ claims he […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 11, 2018

Woman battling Mesothelioma cancer turns to colleagues for help

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 suffered three chest infections in a […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2018
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