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Man with asbestosis says others could develop same condition if new homes built A man from the Isle of Wight who is suffering from asbestosis has warned other locals could develop asbestosis if a proposed local housing development goes ahead. 12 new homes are set to be constructed after permission was recently granted by The […]Read the full article | Published Dec 05, 2018
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
Terminal 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 washing her husband’s work clothes. […]Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018
Scottish utility services company fined for exposing employees to asbestos A utilities company based in Paisley, Scotland, IQA Operations Group Ltd, has received a fine for having exposed four employees to asbestos. The employees were exposed in 2014 while working at Anderson Tower block in Motherwell. On 7th November 2017 at Hamilton Sheriff Court, the court heard […]Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017
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
Asbestos danger in derelict buildings Derelict and dilapidated buildings tend to invite our natural curiosity. We immediately want to have a nosey and see what it looks like inside. We seem to be fascinated with old buildings that are no longer in use and have a history to them. In fact we’re that nosey and inquisitive […]Read the full article | Published Jul 06, 2016