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The Latest Breaking Asbestos and Mesothelioma News, Reports, and Events from Around the World.
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Canadian NEWS: Advocate for asbestos registry dies of lung cancer

Canadian NEWS: Advocate for asbestos registry dies of lung cancer | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Howard Willems, the Saskatoon man who advocated for broader knowledge about the dangers of asbestos, has died of cancer at age 59.
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USA NEWS: OSHA Urges Hurricane Recovery Workers To Protect Themselves Against Hazards

USA NEWS: OSHA Urges Hurricane Recovery Workers To Protect Themselves Against Hazards | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
BOSTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is urging workers and members of the public engaged in Hurricane ...
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OSHA: Keeping Workers Safe during Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery

OSHA: Keeping Workers Safe during Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Keeping Workers Safe during Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery...
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OSHA FACT SHEET: Protecting Workers from Asbestos Hazards

OSHA FACT SHEET: Protecting Workers from Asbestos Hazards | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

OSHA FACT SHEET: Protecting Workers from Asbestos Hazards http://www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org/wp-content/uploads/OSHA-Asbestos-Fact-Sheet.pdf

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ABC mini-series on the James Hardie asbestos scandal packs a punch: "A legal dust up"

ABC mini-series on the James Hardie asbestos scandal packs a punch: "A legal dust up" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
"DEVIL'S DUST: The story of the James Hardie asbestos scandal and Bernie Banton's fight for victim compensation."




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Global mesothelioma deaths reported to the World Health Organization between 1994 and 2008

Global mesothelioma deaths reported to the World Health Organization between 1994 and 2008 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Italian NEWS: Amianto all'università di Torino, Guariniello indaga su due docenti morti

Italian NEWS: Amianto all'università di Torino,  Guariniello indaga su due docenti morti | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Per il pm i due decessi sarebbero stati provocati dall'amianto presente nelle lastre della facciata esterna di Palazzo Nuovo...
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AU NEWS: Remove Asbestos at Electricity Substations: Union

AU NEWS: Remove Asbestos at Electricity Substations: Union | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A key construction industry union has demanded industry-wide removal of asbestos from underground electricity substations in New South Wales amid the release of internal Ausgrid documents showing 49 cases of asbestos in 22 years and fears that ther...
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Texas man casts vote before mesothelioma death

Texas man casts vote before mesothelioma death | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
This morning 60-year-old Buda resident Ken Knight died from cancer.But not before he voted.Weak, in a wheelchair, with his lucidity flagging, Knight demanded Friday, the last day of early voting, that his wife and several friends take him to the...
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2009 Statement from Surgeon General Steven K. Galson about National Asbestos Week

2009 Statement from Surgeon General Steven K. Galson about National Asbestos Week | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Statement from Acting Surgeon General Steven K.
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US EPA: Dealing with Debris and Damaged Buildings | Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies

US EPA: Dealing with Debris and Damaged Buildings | Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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US Labor Department's OSHA urges hurricane recovery workers to protect themselves against hazards

US Labor Department's OSHA urges hurricane recovery workers to protect themselves against hazards | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
2012 - 11/05/2012 - UUS Labor Department's OSHA urges hurricane recovery workers to protect themselves against hazards...
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BNA NEWS: Labor, Business Leaders Differ on OSHA’s Role to Protect Hurricane Cleanup Workers

BNA NEWS: Labor, Business Leaders Differ on OSHA’s Role to Protect Hurricane Cleanup Workers | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Labor business representatives split role Occupational Safety Health Administration enforcing regulations during Hurricane Sandy cleanup effort.
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USA NEWS: Steam pipe ruptures in downtown Boston, releasing small amount of asbestos

USA NEWS: Steam pipe ruptures in downtown Boston, releasing small amount of asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
An underground steam pipe near city hall ruptured early this morning, shooting steam and asbestos into the air, according to the Boston Fire Department. The leak happened just after 1 a.m.
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Hurricane Sandy: Toxic Asbestos Risk in Rescue, Clean-Up, and Rebuilding

Hurricane Sandy: Toxic Asbestos Risk in Rescue, Clean-Up, and Rebuilding | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The collateral damage for Hurricane Sandy won’t be tallied for decades.
There is a great deal of chatter on the news about construction scams and nothing until the Huffington Post published “Asbestos...
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NEWS from the Philippines: Labor summit in Gensan to highlight occupational safety, health

NEWS from the Philippines: Labor summit in Gensan to highlight occupational safety, health | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Philippine Information Agency, the development communication arm of the Philippine government, member of the Presidential Communications Group...
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USA NEWS: Huffington Post: "Asbestos May Pose Health Hazards In Sandy's Wake"

USA NEWS: Huffington Post: "Asbestos May Pose Health Hazards In Sandy's Wake" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Among the wreckage removed in Joplin, Mo., after the 2011 tornado was 2,600 tons of asbestos debris. "That was a small community," said Linda Reinstein, president of the nonprofit Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.
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AU NEWS: "Asbestos: Silent killer in homes"

AU NEWS: "Asbestos: Silent killer in homes" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
AT FIRST it was miners and tradesmen who fell victim to asbestos. Now the toxic product is stalking people at home.
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