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Aust must be asbestos free: ACTU - Ninemsn

Aust must be asbestos free: ACTUNinemsnAustralia's buildings must be asbestos free by 2030 regardless of the cost of the widespread removal of the deadly construction product, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) says.

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Global Asbestos Mortality Data

Global Asbestos Mortality Data     In mid-September, 2017, a 77-page article entitled: Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of...
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No more asbestos in HC: Acting Chief Justice - Times of India

No more asbestos in HC: Acting Chief Justice - Times of India | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Asbestos sheets have finally been banned from the Calcutta HC. Disposing of a PIL, the bench of acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty directed
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Oman bans import of asbestos products

Oman bans import of asbestos products | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A ban on the import of goods and products which contain asbestos has been announced by Ministerial Decision.
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Eternit enferma a Colombia

www.greenpeace.co/eternitenferma Con camillas, tubos de oxígeno y activistas caracterizados como enfermos denunciamos a la empresa Eternit, que expone a lo
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'Hug of death' asbestos case could open up compensation for many cancer sufferers

'Hug of death' asbestos case could open up compensation for many cancer sufferers | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Cancer victim's family take ACC to court over secondhand exposure to asbestos.
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National Asbestos Bans

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Chronology of National Asbestos Bans1    See also: Current Asbestos Bans and Restrictions (Revised May 29, 2017) Date Event      1972 Denmark bans the use of asbestos for insulation. 1973 US bans the use of spray-applied surfacing asbestos-containing material for fireproofing/insulating purposes...
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Asbestos: Out of sight but not out of mind in Asia

Asbestos: Out of sight but not out of mind in Asia | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Discredited in the West, the asbestos industry is fighting back in the developing world.
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#AsbestosKills

It's hard to believe that asbestos, a known killer, is still being traded and used around the world. Only recently it was found in children's crayons i
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Pacific island countries vote to ban asbestos

Pacific island countries vote to ban asbestos | Asbestos | Scoop.it
History was made in Apia last week with the endorsement of initiatives to ban or restrict the importation, re-use and re-sale of products and wastes containing asbestos in Pacific island countries.
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Vietnam Labor Supports Ban!

Jul 25, 2017: In a press release dated July 21, 2017, the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour declared support for prohibitions on the use of asbestos by 2020. This position was adopted in the wake of a Hanoi meeting which provided the opportunity for Australian, Canadian, Japanese and Vietnamese experts to discuss the multi-faceted hazards posed by the continuing use of asbestos in Vietnam with national stakeholders, including representatives of the asbestos-cement roofing industry. ...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Asbestos - the cancer-causing killer which will take the lives of hundreds of former shipyard workers | The Mail

ASBESTOS was once called the magic material - now its name can strike fear in anyone who worked in the shipyard before its use was banned in 1999. AMY FENTON met the man who single-handedly campaigns for people living in the town which has England's highest asbestos-related mortality rate - Barrow
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Calls for baby formula recall after 'needle-like' nanoparticles found

Calls for baby formula recall after 'needle-like' nanoparticles found | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Food regulators in Australia and New Zealand are being urged to recall some brands of infant formula after they were found to contain potentially toxic nanoparticles.
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Mr Fluffy asbestos: Male residents at increased risk of contracting mesothelioma - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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3 customs bureaus suspected of asking dealers to cover up asbestos imports - The Mainichi

3 customs bureaus suspected of asking dealers to cover up asbestos imports - The Mainichi | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Customs bureaus in Tokyo, Osaka and Kobe allowed the import of asbestos into Japan between 2012 and 2016, with officials suspected of later asking importers to change their import declarations so they appear not to have included asbestos following Mainichi Shimbun inquiries, it has been learned.
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I lost my lung to asbestos. I fear what Trump will do to America's health | Heather Von St James

I lost my lung to asbestos. I fear what Trump will do to America's health | Heather Von St James | Asbestos | Scoop.it
The president’s proposed budget cuts – and slashing of regulations – would weaken the ability of watchdogs to protect us from harmful chemicals
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The Asbestos Hazard in Shipbreaking

The Asbestos Hazard in Shipbreaking     A seminar entitled “Accountability in Shipbreaking: The Hong Kong Convention 8 years on, what has changed and what does the future look like?” took place in London on May 15, 2017.
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