Asbestos news

Exposing yourself and others to asbestos carries more than just a health risk as one Swansea firm recently discovered.

March 6th, 2013

Wall Colmonoy of Alloy Industrial Estate, Potardawe has been fined a total of £16,000 plus legal costs for breaching the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.  Amongst other failures, the company did not provide a proper assessment of … Continue reading

The Pioneering Women of Asbestos

February 25th, 2013

In order to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March, we have chosen this newsletter to highlight the unsung heroes in the on-going battle against asbestos. As expected, much of what is written about asbestos and its deadly effects have … Continue reading

World Cancer Day 2013

January 30th, 2013

Monday, 4th February 2013 is World Cancer Day. This is a day set aside to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer. This year’s day focuses on target 5 of the World Cancer … Continue reading

Asbestos in North America and Canada Petition

January 10th, 2013

While the use of all asbestos was banned in the UK under a 1999 ruling, other countries still allow asbestos to be used. The U.S. and Canadian Governments both allow asbestos to be used in some products and in Canada … Continue reading