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Olympic wrestler died from Mesothelioma

Olympic wrestler died from Mesothelioma With all the recent excitement of the Rio Olympic games, what many of us wouldn’t know is that a famous Olympic Wrestler died from Mesothelioma, the American, Terry McCann. Terry’s career included winning three consecutive AAU National Championships, and he was also recognised as holding the only undefeated international record […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 23, 2016

Investigation into Yuanda UK following asbestos in Australia

Investigation into Yuanda UK following asbestos in Australia It has come to light that an investigation into Yuanda UK following asbestos in Australia has been launched.  They are being investigated by the HSE in order to determine whether or not they have imported building products containing asbestos. It follows the discovery that Yuanda Australia used […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 22, 2016

Man diagnosed with asbestos disease appeals to his former co-workers

Man diagnosed with asbestos disease appeals to his former co-workers In the news today, a 67 year old man diagnosed with asbestos disease appeals to his former co-workers for their help. Mr John Merritt is suffering with a lung disease (pleural thickening) caused by exposure to asbestos, and is seeking help from former co-workers who […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 16, 2016

Companies House plan to delete old records causes backlash

Companies House plan to delete old records causes backlash Well this is disturbing news that is reaching us today!  We’ve read that Companies House have plans in the pipeline that could mean that anyone in the future trying to claim compensation for asbestos related diseases could be denied!  This is going to cause untold misery […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 15, 2016

Asbestos across the world

Asbestos across the World Figures released by The World Health Organization estimate that 125 million people across the world are exposed every year to asbestos in their place of work.  And to coincide with those figures, the International Labour Organization reports that more than 107,000 workers die every year from an asbestos related disease.  Several thousand people […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 09, 2016

Former factory worker dies from Mesothelioma

Former factory worker dies from Mesothelioma A former factory worker dies from Mesothelioma after having worked at a British owned factory in India for more than 40 years.  Mr Shankar Dattaray Jog worked for the Turner & Newall company in Mumbai, India, making brake linings, and died in July 2016.  He retired in 2001. He […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 08, 2016

Farmer allowed dumping of hazardous waste on his land

Farmer allowed dumping of hazardous waste on his land A farmer allowed dumping of hazardous waste on his land near Teignmouth, and as a result he has now been informed that he may end up going to jail if he is found to allow anymore illegal dumping of waste on his farmland. The farm owned […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 03, 2016

Asbestos removal on Prestwick Beach

Asbestos Removal on Prestwick Beach After the discovery of hazardous asbestos material over the weekend, work is now being carried out by a licensed contractor for the asbestos removal on Prestwick Beach in Ayrshire, Scotland. The beach had been closed to the public over the weekend following concerns about asbestos contamination. The council have announced […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 02, 2016
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