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Asbestos factory demolished in Vaishali, 55 countries have banned ...

Asbestos factory demolished in Vaishali, 55 countries have banned ... | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Asbestos factory demolished in Vaishali, 55 countries have banned asbestos Villagers demand health impact study, WHO, ILO have called for elimination of asbestos Bihar's Mahuwa-Hazipur Road blocked by villagers for ...
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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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UK Firm Fined $972,000 in Asbestos Case -- Occupational Health & Safety

"It was clear there was an endemic failure to effectively manage the construction work on the site in a way which ensured that asbestos materials were not disturbed until removed under appropriate conditions," said HSE Inspector Melvyn Stancliffe. "Failing to prevent the breathing in of asbestos fibers on the site is reckless."
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Rotterdam Convention: No progress on democratic right to be protected from hazardous substances | RightOnCanada.ca

Rotterdam Convention: No progress on democratic right to be protected from hazardous substances | RightOnCanada.ca | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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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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New report highlights the impact of Australia’s asbestos legacy on remote Indigenous communities | Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, Australian Government

Report: Remote Australian communities - The asbestos legacy (PDF 3.26Mb) (DOCX 16.11Mb) A report into asbestos in remote Australia sets out ways that communities and government can work together to manage the identification and removal of deadly legacy asbestos in remote areas to eliminate the ongoing risks.
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