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
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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
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
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
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