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Asbestos In The World Today

Asbestos is considered a very dangerous substance that can harm the human body. However, there are still countries that do not ban the use of such substance – these include United States, Canada, India and China. 174 more words

Health And Fitness

asbestos; the good, the bad and the ugly

A few days ago I received a mail from my contact page from Heather Von St. James.

What a remarkable woman. She is based in the USA, and 8 years ago, was diagnosed with Mesothelioma; a rare and deadly cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. 308 more words

Life And Something Like It

Exposure to asbestos cause hard sickness

Asbestos is a kind of toxin substance that was once very popular component of many insulation and fireproofing materials. This asbestos exposure can cause two kinds of lethal conditions. 286 more words

Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos link killed Bury company director

A company director who died of mesothelioma had been exposed to asbestos decades ago at his father’s workplace, an inquest heard. Businessman Steven Phythian, 57, from Whitefield, Bury,  had written a statement two years before his death linking his condition to the work he carried out in the 1960s. 276 more words

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Cheltenham retailer and contractor prosecuted after asbestos exposure

A Contractor from Cheltenham and a retailer have been prosecuted after a construction worker was exposed to asbestos during a refurbishment project. Simon Cooper was engaged by Hutchinson HiFi and Vision Ltd in February 2010 to refurbish an empty shop unit in Cheltenham High Street, which involved replacing a suspended ceiling. 282 more words

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Time Bomb

A couple say they are disappointed a happy, optimistic man never  got the chance to “stick two fingers up” at the company which made him  work with the asbestos which would kill him many years later. 155 more words

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Asbestos warning after fire in disused Blackburn nursery

CHILDREN and parents are being warned about the dangers of asbestos after a fire broke out at a disused nursery.

Firefighters believe that youths broke into the former Albion Street Nursery in Albion Street, Blackburn, on Thursday afternoon. 132 more words

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