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Asbestosis sufferer warns against proposed residential development

Article Updated On September 17, 2019Man 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 05, 2018

Asbestos ignorance risks more asbestos deaths according to new IOSH survey

Article Updated On September 17, 2019IOSH 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 12, 2018

Mum dying from terminal asbestos cancer appeals for help

Article Updated On April 11, 2018Terminal 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Scottish utility services company fined for exposing employees to asbestos

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Scottish 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 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

Asbestos danger in derelict buildings

Article Updated On August 8, 2016Asbestos 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 06, 2016
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