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How dangerous is asbestos?

How dangerous is asbestos? This article details the dangers of asbestos and the associated risks and consequences of asbestos exposure.

Read the full article | Published Feb 04, 2020

Asbestos Artex

What is Artex and does it contain asbestos? Firstly, before we discuss asbestos in Artex, let’s talk about what Artex actually is. Artex is a common surface coating, mainly found on older ceilings, and is still used today for interior decorating. It used to be very popular amongst decorators as it allowed them to add a […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 18, 2019

Asbestos in homes UK

Many older homes in the UK built before the asbestos ban in 1999 may still contain asbestos. Learn where these ACM’s may be located.

Read the full article | Published Mar 16, 2020

Many home decorating enthusiasts are still ignoring asbestos risk

Many home decorating and DIY enthusiasts are still ignoring the risk to their health that is associated with asbestos exposure.

Read the full article | Published Oct 26, 2020

Asbestos was used as fake snow in many old Hollywood movies

Asbestos was used as fake snow in many old Hollywood movies In order to create winter scenes in many old Hollywood movies, film makers used pure white asbestos fibers to replicate the look of snow. Up until the late 1920’s, film makers were known to use various methods to try and create the illusion of […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2017

PPE for working with asbestos

If you’re going to be working with hazardous asbestos, then you must ensure you’re wearing the correct PPE kit for maximum protection.

Read the full article | Published May 13, 2020

9/11 cancer affects almost 10,000 people

Asbestos, glass shards, cement and jet fuel linked to 9/11 cancer 9/11 cancer has affected 9,795 people in the aftermath of the disaster that occurred on September 11th 2001. The figures have been revealed ahead of the 17th anniversary of the attacks by the federal World Trade Center Health Program. This program tracks 9/11 related diseases and […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 15, 2018

Immunotherapy for mesothelioma treatment

Immunotherapy treatment for mesothelioma gives patients new hope Researchers have identified a promising new delivery method for an immunotherapy combination that could aid mesothelioma treatment significantly. The team of researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center say they discovered this by binding two molecules together. Their research found that using nanoparticles to […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018

Lung cancer and Mesothelioma survival rates

Lung cancer and Mesothelioma survival rates – the difference between the two types of cancer explained and how long you can expect to live.

Read the full article | Published Jun 11, 2018

Asbestos kills men years after exposure

Heartbreak for widows as asbestos kills their husbands Birmingham based law firm, Leigh Day Solicitors, are asking for the public’s help as asbestos kills 2 men whose deaths they are investigating. Both men died from an asbestos related disease and the grieving families want to know how and why. Rob Stokes died aged 71 and worked […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 20, 2018
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