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Asbestos in Colombia

#Ibasecretariat: Resurrection of former Johns-Manville #asbestos mine in Colombia?

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Breath of death: Asbestos may be cheap roofing material but it causes cancer

Breath of death: Asbestos may be cheap roofing material but it causes cancer | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Many of Sri Lanka's homes use asbestos. Safe alternatives exist, but are seldom used because they cost more
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Deadly Remnants of Asbestos in Italy

Deadly Remnants of Asbestos in Italy | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Though banned by the end of the 20th century, people exposed to asbestos in the 1970’s and 1980’s continue to be cut down by cancer and other illnesses related to the once-common material.
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Asbestos fund set up to support victims - SWI swissinfo.ch

Asbestos fund set up to support victims - SWI swissinfo.ch | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A CHF100 million ($97 million) fund is to be created in Switzerland to offer support for victims of asbestos-related illnesses wh
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Canada’s move to ban asbestos a ‘win for public health' but long overdue: advocates - The Globe and Mail

Crackdown comes after decades of lobbying from health experts and labour unions who have long warned about asbestos-related diseases
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Corporate spy infiltrated anti-asbestos campaign, court told

Corporate spy infiltrated anti-asbestos campaign, court told | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Two activists and a lawyer involved in campaign are claiming aggravated damages from K2 Intelligence Ltd and its staff
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Swedish Study Shows Asbestos Ban Has Had Little Impact on the Country's Mesothelioma Rates, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Researchers say people who worked in 24 key occupations remain at highest risk for asbestos cancer, even though Sweden has banned asbestos for more than 3
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African countries launch action to end sabotage of UN Convention on trade of hazardous substances

Global asbestos lobby immediately attacks them
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

For the past decade a tiny number of countries allied to
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Experts urge govt to ban asbestos use

Experts have called for a ban on the local use of asbestos, a mineral that is found in building materials and known to cause a range of fatal lung diseases.
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Canada’s largest labour organization holds campaign hoping to ban asbestos

The Canadian Labour Congress is out to ban asbestos, saying the flaky mineral is the leading cause of workplace related death in the country, and something needs to be done before more workers are affected.
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'A positive step': health, safety advocates laud new registry of federal buildings with asbestos

'A positive step': health, safety advocates laud new registry of federal buildings with asbestos | Asbestos | Scoop.it
After years of lobbying, an official public inventory of Canadian government buildings containing asbestos is now available online — and workplace health and safety advocates say the document is a good start.
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《看不見的石綿危機》/ Asbestos: the Invisible Threat::石綿危害::台灣職業安全健康連線

《看不見的石綿危機》/  Asbestos: the Invisible Threat::石綿危害::台灣職業安全健康連線 | Asbestos | Scoop.it
台灣職業安全健康連線希冀藉由宣導與推動制度的改善,為職災勞工發聲,並有效預防與降低職業傷病的發生!
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Canada: continuing human suffering, financial costs and risks to public health caused by asbestos

Canada: continuing human suffering, financial costs and risks to public health caused by asbestos | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

A series of articles by Owen Munro published in the Vancouver Sun address the continuing human suffering,
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International asbestos lobby organisation will leave Quebec

International asbestos lobby organisation will leave Quebec | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

The International Asbestos Association established itself in Quebec in 1997. In 2005 it changed its name
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Canada will ban asbestos by 2018

Canada will ban asbestos by 2018 | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

The Canadian government today announced that it will legislate a comprehensive ban on asbestos and asbest
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Canadian government will announce ban on asbestos before December 20, 2016

Canadian government will announce ban on asbestos before December 20, 2016 | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

Speaking to the Sarnia Observer, Veronique Perron, a spokesperson for federal Science Minister Kirsty Dun
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Ottawa urged to ban asbestos immediately amid new data

Ottawa urged to ban asbestos immediately amid new data | Asbestos | Scoop.it
New data show mineral continues to be Canada’s No. 1 workplace killer; a wide range of groups and individuals unite to force government action
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New tool to help communities manage naturally occurring asbestos | Safe To Work

New tool to help communities manage naturally occurring asbestos | Safe To Work | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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National workshop on asbestos-related diseases held in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

National workshop on asbestos-related diseases held in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia | Asbestos | Scoop.it
The WHO Country Office in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the Institute for Occupational Health (a WHO collaborating centre), hosted a national workshop on asbestos-related diseases (ARDs) on 12 October 2016 at the Medical Faculty of Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.
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Kin of those dead of asbestosis denied relief for lack of evidence - Times of India

Kin of those dead of asbestosis denied relief for lack of evidence - Times of India | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kin of those dead of asbestosis in Udaipur villages find that local authorities will not release money due to them as compensation after the death of their dear ones without proof the death was indeed caused by asbestosis.
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Toward an asbestos-free environment,

Japan has progressed but Taiwan still lags far behind

台灣職業安全健康連線希冀藉由宣導與推動制度的改善,為職災勞工發聲,並有效預防與降低職業傷病的發生!
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