Asbestos news

Secondary Exposure to Asbestos & Cases of Mesothelioma

May 17th, 2011

Primary or direct exposure to asbestos in the workplace has long been recognised as a dangerous health hazard. Indeed, it is estimated that over 2,000 deaths a years can be connected to the asbestos related cancer known as mesothelioma. However, … Continue reading

Worker’s Memorial Day 2011

May 17th, 2011

International Workers Memorial Day takes place each year on 28th April.  It is a day to remember those whose lives have been affected by accidents and injuries suffered at work and a day to focus on improving safety at work … Continue reading

Supreme Court Judgment in Mesothelioma Cases

March 10th, 2011

The 9th March 2011 saw a landmark judgment handed down in the Supreme Court.  The judgment concerned two high profile mesothelioma cases which had both been appealed.  We have reported on the cases in earlier newsletters and they have remained … Continue reading

Macmillan Campaign for 24/7 Community Nursing

March 1st, 2011

Macmillan Cancer Support are looking to raise awareness and support for their campaign for 24/7 community nursing care to allow terminal cancer patients the choice to die at home. Continue reading