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UK News: Hospital trust in court for asbestos failures

UK News: Hospital trust in court for asbestos failures | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A North East hospital trust has been fined after contractors were unwittingly exposed to asbestos fibres at Sunderland Eye Infirmary.
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UK news: Asbestos fear over garage fire

UK news: Asbestos fear over garage fire | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A fire rips through a car repair shop in Plymouth, leading to concern about gas bottles and asbestos in the building.
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Banir o amianto: longa luta em defesa da vida (Ban asbestos: long struggle in defense of life)

Banir o amianto: longa luta em defesa da vida (Ban asbestos: long struggle in defense of life) | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Reconhecida internacionalmente, Fernanda Giannasi já se tornou símbolo da luta pelo banimento do amianto, material utilizado especialmente na fabricaç...
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USA News: Asbestos help part of 'Common Sense' law

USA News: Asbestos help part of 'Common Sense' law | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
MALONE -- Congressman Bill Owens re-introduced legislation before the new 113th Congress on Tuesday to speed help to communities with asbestos-laden buildings.
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Huffington Post: "Toxic Tuesday: China's Air, Asbestos Debris, Mercury-Laden Fish And Fast Food"

Huffington Post: "Toxic Tuesday: China's Air, Asbestos Debris, Mercury-Laden Fish And Fast Food" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Toxic Tuesday: China's Air, Asbestos Debris, Mercury-Laden Fish And Fast Food - The Huffington Post
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UK NEWS: Asbestos victim’s witness appeal

UK NEWS: Asbestos victim’s witness appeal | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A FORMER labourer whose first job was working at Matlock Bath’s Masson Mills is looking for his old colleagues after being diagnosed with an asbestos-related illness.
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ADAO’s Meet the Speaker Series: 2013 Conference Keynote Speaker – Captain Aubrey K. Miller, M.D., M.P.H.

ADAO’s Meet the Speaker Series: 2013 Conference Keynote Speaker – Captain Aubrey K. Miller, M.D., M.P.H. | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Asbestos Daily Twitter eNewspaper

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Asbestos Daily Twitter  eNewspaper | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Am J Ind Med. (2003): Exposing the "myth" of ABC, "anything but chrysotile"

Am J Ind Med. (2003):  Exposing the "myth" of ABC, "anything but chrysotile" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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USA NEWS: Lowell Housing Authority to pay for asbestos-poisoning tests

USA NEWS: Lowell Housing Authority to pay for asbestos-poisoning tests | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
LOWELL -- Several months after questions were raised about the Lowell Housing Authoritys possible improper handling of asbestos during a major renovation project, the agency has agreed to pay for and promote the opportunity for its maintenance...
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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization: Connect and Share - How can you join the ADAO Community?

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization: Connect and Share - How can you join the ADAO Community? | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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CANADA McGill Tribune: Brown professor David Egilman questions asbestos research

CANADA McGill Tribune: Brown professor David Egilman questions asbestos research | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Québec: Vers un registre de l'amiante au Québec (asbestos)

Québec: Vers un registre de l'amiante au Québec (asbestos) | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
La Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST) entend imposer de nouvelles obligations de suivi et de transparence aux employeurs de la province dans le...
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"This is an important step to enable us to better protect workers," said in an interview Jacques Nadeau, spokeswoman for the CSST.He stated that the regulation should formally enter into force in spring, after the approval of the government.

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Sri Lanka: "Health issues linked to asbestos use"

Sri Lanka: "Health issues linked to asbestos use" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Great article from M.C.M. Zakeel, Lecturer at the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

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NEWS: Bangladeshi ship breakers left out to sea

NEWS: Bangladeshi ship breakers left out to sea | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Equal times states,"Bangladesh is one of the world’s biggest ship dismantlers but shipbreaking remains one of the most dangerous jobs in the world (Photo/Maro Kouri//Shipbreaking Platform)"

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Washington Post: Putting Mentally Disabled at Risk Is No Way to Cut Corners by Raw Fisher

Washington Post: Putting Mentally Disabled at Risk Is No Way to Cut Corners by Raw Fisher | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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UK News: Wives victim to cancer from asbestos on husband's clothes

UK News: Wives victim to cancer from asbestos on husband's clothes | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Women who were exposed to deadly asbestos from the fibres and dust brought home on the work clothes of their tradesmen husbands are among the victims of an aggressive form of cancer.
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USA NEWS: Elmwood Park man gets house arrest, probation for illegally removing asbestos from Garfield factory

USA NEWS: Elmwood Park man gets house arrest, probation for illegally removing asbestos from Garfield factory | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Vele Bozinoski violated the federal Clean Air Act when he hired workers to remove insulation from the former Garden State Paper Mill
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NEWS Japan: "Asbestos limit found exceeded in 17 disaster-hit spots in Japan"

NEWS Japan: "Asbestos limit found exceeded in 17 disaster-hit spots in Japan" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Huffingtonpost: Students Allegedly Used To Remove Asbestos

Huffingtonpost: Students Allegedly Used To Remove Asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
An Ohio school is under criminal investigation after it allegedly had volunteers, including students as young as 13, remove debris from an asbestos-contaminated building over several weekends, WKYC reports.
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