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Asbestos News Roundup - January 2017

Around 5,000 people in the UK die of asbestos-related illnesses each year. To raise awareness of the issues around asbestos exposure, the nature of asbestos-related diseases and the ways in...

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Asbestos News Roundup - December 2017

With thousands of asbestos-related deaths every year in the UK, we want to raise awareness of the ways in which victims and their families can access support, and also ways...

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November round up

Asbestos News Roundup – November 2017

With asbestos-related conditions responsible for thousands of UK deaths every year, we want to raise awareness about exposure to asbestos, both historical and current, to let the people affected know...

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Pleural disease

Asbestos-related conditions are not just confined to cancer.  There are other serious asbestos-related conditions that can have a debilitating effect on your day-to-day life, including diffuse pleural thickening.

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September round up

Asbestos News Roundup – September 2017

We’ve put together some of the biggest asbestos-related news stories from around the UK from the last month, to help raise awareness of this dangerous material and the devastating impact it can have on people’s lives.

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Where is asbestos found in UK homes?

It is estimated by the British Lung Foundation (BLF) that there could be asbestos present in as many as 14 million homes in the UK, which is around half of...

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How to manage suspected asbestos materials

Although asbestos was finally banned from use in construction in the UK in 1999, it can still be found in a huge number of existing buildings across the country that...

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High risk occupations for asbestos exposure

Understood to cause around 5,000 deaths in the UK every year, asbestos-related conditions can be difficult to trace back to source, since it can be several decades between the exposure...

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Asbestos News Roundup – July 2017

Action Mesothelioma Day took place on 7 July 2017, an annual event to raise awareness of and commemorate those who have been affected by this asbestos-related illness.

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Asbestos News Roundup - June

With asbestos-related diseases responsible for around 5,000 deaths in the UK every year, it’s important to raise awareness of these conditions and highlight the support that is available to victims and their families after diagnosis. We have compiled some of the UK’s online news coverage of asbestos-related issues from June 2017:

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