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Steel worker diagnosed with two asbestos diseases

A RETIRED steel worker has urged former tradesmen and their families to flag asbestos concerns to their doctor after he was diagnosed with TWO asbestos-related diseases. Iain...

Asbestos flakes fall from ceiling of crumbling Scottish primary into food preparation area

FLAKES of asbestos fell from the ceiling and into the food preparation area of a crumbling Scottish primary school, it emerged this week. The kitchen...

Property developer forced to spend thousands to dispose of fly-tipped deadly asbestos

A PROPERTY developer was forced to spend “thousands” of pounds to dispose of deadly fly-tipped asbestos - after council workers refused to remove it. James...

12,000 die from ‘work cancers’

THE country’s health watchdog has been branded “feeble” in failing to prevent nearly 12,000 deaths caused by work related cancers. A Health and Safety Executive...

Asbestos victim’s widow sues shipbuilders for £700,000

A SCOTTISH shipbuilder died from asbestos-related cancer after the toxic substance “fell on him like snow”, a court will hear. The widow of Ian MacLeod...

Asbestos warning in schools as teacher deaths rise

THE number of teachers dying from a lung disease caused by asbestos has grown almost four times since thirty years ago. Figures show that 258...

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