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NZ TESTS CHINESE LOCOS FOR ASBESTOS ... - Railways Africa

NZ TESTS CHINESE LOCOS FOR ASBESTOS ... - Railways Africa | Asbestos | Scoop.it
KiwiRail, New Zealand's national railway, has withdrawn and is testing all its DL class locos supplied from China to ensure that staff are not exposed to asbestos risks. Recently, the presence of asbestos was discovered in a ...
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Ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products pushed

Ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products pushed | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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ASBESTOS PUSHED IN ASIA AS PRODUCT FOR THE POOR

ASBESTOS PUSHED IN ASIA AS PRODUCT FOR THE POOR | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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Thai Ban Asbestos Struggle 2014

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Silent killer | ConstructionWeekOnline.com

Silent killer | ConstructionWeekOnline.com | Asbestos | Scoop.it
More needs to be done to enforce rules to prevent Asbestos exposure
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Asbestos-related deaths are currently rising in Europe and North America as a result of historical Asbestos exposure. Unless preventative actions are immediately taken by people living and working in the Middle East, this region will face the same grave future.

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Mahaphant targets Malaysia as hub

Mahaphant targets Malaysia as hub | Asbestos | Scoop.it
KUALA LUMPUR: Thailand’s Mahaphant Group is studying the possibility of making Malaysia one of its manufacturing hubs with an investment of up to RM60 million within three to five years.
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“Coupled with the fact that the Malaysian government plans to ban asbestos next year, we see this as the perfect time to begin a trading office here,”

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Asbestos use in construction a labor hazard

HANOI, (PNA/VNS) -- The use of asbestos in construction should be stopped as it poses serious health risks to workers, said experts at a conference in Hanoi yesterday. The conference,…
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Seminar gives updates on asbestos-related diseases - Vietnam Pictorial

Seminar gives updates on asbestos-related diseases - Vietnam Pictorial | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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Parts of US Capitol Closed After Asbestos Accident

Parts of US Capitol Closed After Asbestos Accident | Asbestos | Scoop.it
An accident involving asbestos work forced a temporary closure of the House side of the Capitol on Thursday and prompted House leaders to delay the day's session for two hours. No injuries were reported. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. or 3 a.m., Capitol Police said. A handful of...
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Top Brazilian Award for Fernanda Giannasi

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Health experts boycott EPA meetings dominated by industry representatives

Health experts boycott EPA meetings dominated by industry representatives | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

A group of health experts have decided to boycott meetings currently being held by the US Environmental P
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Unions Call for Asbestos Ban

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Finnish Institute of Occupational Health - Prevention and Management of Asbestos-Related Diseases in Finland

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health - Prevention and Management of Asbestos-Related Diseases in Finland | Asbestos | Scoop.it
One of the important aims of the Asbestos Programme was to raise awareness among the public at large.
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WHO | Asbestos: elimination of asbestos-related diseases

WHO fact sheet on asbestos and the elimination of asbestos-related diseases providing key facts and information on the problem, causes and WHO response.
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Israel to Replace Asbestos Roofs Reachable by Gaza Missiles - Bloomberg

Israel to Replace Asbestos Roofs Reachable by Gaza Missiles - Bloomberg | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Israel to Replace Asbestos Roofs Reachable by Gaza Missiles Bloomberg Bloomberg BNA -- The release of asbestos fibers from hundreds of roofs shattered by missiles fired on southern Israel from Gaza has caused a spreading environmental hazard, state...
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Visiting the Deadly Shipbreaking Yards of Bangladesh | VICE United States

Visiting the Deadly Shipbreaking Yards of Bangladesh | VICE United States | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Bangladesh's shipbreaking industry poses threats to the environment and its workers' lives, but it makes a lot of money. Workers dream of escaping, but it's almost impossible to get out.
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Longtime asbestos industry consultant, David Bernstein, discloses his industry ties

Longtime asbestos industry consultant, David Bernstein, discloses his industry ties | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

David Bernstein is heavily financed by and works intimately with asbestos lobby organisations, such as th
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Mr Fluffy-style asbestos may be in Sydney homes

Mr Fluffy-style asbestos may be in Sydney homes | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Some Sydney homes may have been insulated with the same loose-fill asbestos used in Canberra.
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open-letter-to-asbestos-users-july-30-2014.pdf

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SGGP English Edition- Asbestos may cause harmful health: WHO

SGGP - Sai Son Giai Phong Online - Bao Sai Gon Giai Phong - Báo SÀI GÒN GIẢI PHÓNG
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They lied to me for 15 years of my life, says asbestosis-afflicted labourer

They lied to me for 15 years of my life, says asbestosis-afflicted labourer | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A worker, who was being exposed to asbestos on a daily basis and was repeatedly assured by factory owners and doctors that everything was fine, was diagnosed with asbestosis by a central agency
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Occupational Disease Outreach Project in India

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The medical camp was in Nithua, Udaipur and was organized to screen mine and quarry workers for cases of silicosis. Many of the people examined had worked in the stone quarries in and around the village. These quarries produce a soap stone which is crushed to make powder used in various industries. It has been established that the soap stoned mined at this location is contaminated with asbestos

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Commonwealth Games asbestos alert: Shock as toxic substance is found dumped on pathway near athletes’ village

Commonwealth Games asbestos alert: Shock as toxic substance is found dumped on pathway near athletes’ village | Asbestos | Scoop.it
JUST weeks before the Games get underway one of Scotland’s leading asbestos experts says the affected area, near the multi-million pound athletes' village, must be sealed off before an inspection can take place.
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WHO | Asbestos: elimination of asbestos-related diseases

WHO fact sheet on asbestos and the elimination of asbestos-related diseases providing key facts and information on the problem, causes and WHO response.
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Award for Latin American Activist: Fernanda Giannasi

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WHO | Asbestos

WHO | Asbestos | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Currently about 125 million people in the world are exposed to #asbestos at the workplace http://t.co/28bHrtXZL9 @eloyjcardenas
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