Asbestos news

Action Mesothelioma Day 2011

June 28th, 2011

Friday 1st July is Action Mesothelioma Day 2011. This is a day to raise awareness of the dangers of asbestos and the conditions that it causes. This year’s theme is Asbestos Awareness, focusing on the prevention of asbestos exposure. Many … Continue reading

Asbestos Still A Danger

June 28th, 2011

The Government’s chief scientific advisor on health issues including those relating to the risks of being exposed to asbestos has reaffirmed the status of white asbestos or chrysotile as a Class 1 carcinogenic substance. Chrysotile The minister for work and … Continue reading

EU Order UK To Tighten Asbestos Laws

June 6th, 2011

Although asbestos was only banned in the UK in 2000, many people believe that it is no longer an issue and that the dangers of asbestos no longer exist. Unfortunately this is not the case and over 10 years after … Continue reading

Dying Matters Week

May 17th, 2011

The 16th to 22nd May 2011 marks Dying Matters Week. The campaign aims to encourage people to talk about death and dying to ensure that when the time comes, people are allowed to die well and in accordance with their … Continue reading