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USA NEWS: Massachusetts Demolition Firm Fined over Asbestos

USA NEWS: Massachusetts Demolition Firm Fined over Asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Total Group fined $100,000 by the Massachusetts Attorney General for improper removal of waste containing asbestos.
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NEWS from Japan: Court gives $12m to 170 asbestos victims

NEWS from Japan: Court gives $12m to 170 asbestos victims | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

A Japanese court on Wednesday ordered the government to pay $US13 million ($A12.47 million) to 170 former construction workers and their bereaved families over exposure to asbestos.

 

 

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Mesothelioma Patient, Mavis Nye, Talks about Preventing Asbestos Exposure and the BLF "Take 5 Stay Alive" Campaign

“In 2011/12 one of our main focuses was to raise awareness of the dangers of asbestos. Mavis Nye is living with the chest cancer mesothelioma. She knows only too well about the health risks posed by asbestos. We want to prevent lung disease in the first place, so we campaign for positive change in the nation's lung health." ~ British Lung Foundation 

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USA NEWS: Ohio Senate panel sets vote on asbestos suit bill

USA NEWS: Ohio Senate panel sets vote on asbestos suit bill | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A Senate panel votes Tuesday on legislation requiring workers to divulge all asbestos claims filed by or for them, or face perjury charges.
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Dare to care - share. Tragic NEWS and PHOTOS from Bangladesh: Fighting Hopelessness Amid Ashes

Dare to care - share. Tragic NEWS and PHOTOS from  Bangladesh: Fighting Hopelessness Amid Ashes | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Her interest in human rights and labor issues in Bangladesh led Taslima Akhter to photography. This week, as she has four times before, she raced to a factory fire that killed workers left with no way out.
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USA NEWS: As Temps Drop, A Health Crisis In Sandy Disaster Zones

USA NEWS: As Temps Drop, A Health Crisis In Sandy Disaster Zones | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
NEW YORK -- A month after Sandy's floodwaters swept up his block, punched a hole in his foundation and drowned his furnace, John Frawley still has no electricity or heat in his dilapidated home on the Rockaway seashore.
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Australian NEWS: Gosford Council warns homeowners to check for asbestos

Australian NEWS: Gosford Council warns homeowners to check for asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
GOSFORD Council has warned local homeowners to check carefully for deadly asbestos.
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NEWS from Israel: Report: Asbestos buildings damaged by Gaza rocket fire

NEWS from  Israel: Report: Asbestos buildings damaged by Gaza rocket fire | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Environment: Damage assessment in south following Operation Pillar of Defense reveals at least four asbestos structures were hit by terrorists' fire...
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USA NEWS: Asbestos, reinforced concrete would make demolishing Packard Plant expensive, lengthy

USA NEWS: Asbestos, reinforced concrete would make demolishing Packard Plant expensive, lengthy | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Built of reinforced concrete and covering more than 3 million square feet, the Packard Plant has become a dumping ground for household waste, cars, boats, mattresses, spray-paint cans and other debris.
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NEWS from Australia: Asbestos 'jeopardises millions'

NEWS from Australia: Asbestos 'jeopardises millions' | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

Sky News is Australia's leader in 24-hour news.

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NRDC: We Won't Prevent Cancer Until We Prevent Exposure to Cancer-Causing Chemicals

NRDC: We Won't Prevent Cancer Until We Prevent Exposure to Cancer-Causing Chemicals | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A smart editorial in Nature this week (Nov 29, 2012), one of the top scientific journals in the world, criticizes the U.S. National Breast Cancer Coalition for setting an unrealistic and unscientific public promise to beat breast cancer by 2020....
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European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) - Tribute to a champion of workers' rights - Simon Pickvance

European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) - Tribute to a champion of workers' rights - Simon Pickvance | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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AUS NEWS: Council urges extra care when removing asbestos

AUS NEWS: Council urges extra care when removing asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Latest Oberon news, sport, football and business news from the Oberon Review.
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USA NEWS: Asbestos bill passes Senate

USA NEWS: Asbestos bill passes Senate | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A controversial bill that critics claim will make it harder for workers exposed to asbestos to file claims before they die passed the Ohio Senate Tuesday by five votes.
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NYCOSH Session Protecting Workers, Volunteers and Residents: Health and Safety and Wage-and-Hour Issues in Sandy Clean-Up Efforts

NYCOSH Session Protecting Workers, Volunteers and Residents: Health and Safety and Wage-and-Hour Issues in Sandy Clean-Up Efforts 

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 2:00 – 5:00 pm 

Hurricane Sandy clean-up work has begun. Workers and volunteers

may not be receiving the training nor the personal protective equipment they need to perform these tasks safely. Similar concerns exist for residents who may be exposed to unsafe and unhealthy conditions during clean-up activities in their homes and neighborhoods. Some workers are also experiencing problems with pay and wages. 

To register, please complete the form below and fax to NYCOSH (212-227-9854). Rockaways - Hurricane Sandy News 

http://www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org/wp-content/uploads/Sandy-Forum-Flyer-2-12-6-20121.pdf
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USA NEWS: Sandy cleanup: Workers who are sent into mold-infested, storm-damaged basements lack proper equipment, gear or training

USA NEWS: Sandy cleanup: Workers who are sent into mold-infested, storm-damaged basements lack proper equipment, gear or training | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Extra hands hired off the street are being sent into mold-infested, storm-damaged basements in public housing to clean with highly toxic chemicals but without proper equipment, gear or training, the Daily News has learned.
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NEWS from Australia:Parramatta Council urging home renovators to take care as part of Asbestos Awareness Week

NEWS from  Australia:Parramatta Council urging home renovators to take care as part of Asbestos Awareness Week | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
COUNCILS are marking Asbestos Awareness Week by warning residents to take care when renovating.
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NEWS from India: Gorshkov: okays use of asbestos for boiler insulation - Indian Express

NEWS from India: Gorshkov: okays use of asbestos for boiler insulation - Indian Express | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Gorshkov: India okays use of asbestos for boiler insulation - More than two months after the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier suffered an embarrassing setback after its boilers ma...
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NY Congressman Nadler urges fed oversight on Sandy cleanup of mold, environmental toxins

NY Congressman Nadler urges fed oversight on Sandy cleanup of mold, environmental toxins | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Citing inadequate control over environmental hazards following 9/11, a NY congressman is urging the EPA and Federal Emergency Management Agency to take an active role in making sure people cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy stay safe.
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USA NEWS: North Shore co. fined over asbestos in James Hook Lobster demolition

USA NEWS: North Shore co. fined over asbestos in James Hook Lobster demolition | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A North Shore demolition company owes the state $100,000 for illegally carting asbestos-encrusted...
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USA NEWS: Asbestos flub costs Co-op City tenants $20M

USA NEWS: Asbestos flub costs Co-op City tenants $20M | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Is the city sniffing glue?In 2005, a city Department of Environmental Protection inspector took a tile from a vacant Co-op City apartment to a lab for testing. A trace of asbestos was discovered in...
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NEWS from Australia: More Women diagnosed with asbestos related diseases

NEWS from Australia: More Women diagnosed with asbestos related diseases | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Louise Williams is 57 and has been battling the deadly asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma in the hope of beating the odds and staying alive, so that she can continue to raise awareness of the dan...
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Registration for ADAO’s 9th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference Opens!

Registration for ADAO’s 9th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference Opens! | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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UK NEWS" Plymouth calendar will raise funds for mesothelioma support group

UK NEWS" Plymouth calendar will raise funds for mesothelioma support group | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A SUPPORT group for people affected by Mesothelioma and a Plymouth photographic club have united to produce a calendar.iPlymouth and South West Mesothelioma Support Group hope to raise money and...
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The Guardian: "Be aware, stay alive"

The Guardian: "Be aware, stay alive" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Latest Swan Hill news, sport, football and business news from The Guardian.
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