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Alice: A Fight for Life Now Online!

It is now more than 25 years since the transmission of a TV documentary which, overnight, revolutionized the British dialogue on asbestos

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Asbestos claims of 1037 workers granted - The Daily Yomiuri

Asbestos claims of 1037 workers grantedThe Daily YomiuriAsbestos claims of 1037 workers granted. Jiji Press.
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Ramco Industries looks to add asbestos sheet capacity - Times of India

Ramco Industries looks to add asbestos sheet capacityTimes of IndiaRamco Industries, part of the Rajapalayam-based Ramco group of companies has decided to enhance its asbestos sheet making capacity at Ibrahimpatnam in ...
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Anti-asbestos struggle in Bihar gain momentum

Anti-asbestos struggle in Bihar gain momentum | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Medha Patkar, Dr Barry Castleman demand closure of asbestos factory in Bihar.
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Goa`s grand old church to go green, shed asbestos

Goa`s grand old church to go green, shed asbestos | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Basilica of Bom Jesus, one of Goa`s most revered churches, will have an eco-friendly roof as ASI wanted visitors to have a "healthy" experience.
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States fail to submit report on asbestos safeguards to NHRC - IBNLive.com

States fail to submit report on asbestos safeguards to NHRCIBNLive.com"Most of the authorities in Centre and states/Union Territories have failed to submit requisite reports to the NHRC on safeguards they have put in place relating to exposure to...
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Russia - Town called Asbest

Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- The name of the town says it all Asbest. and it has a mine half the size of Manhattan

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Import ban fails to curb asbestos danger

Import ban fails to curb asbestos danger | Asbestos | Scoop.it

Known for its stunning beaches, the Batroun town of Shekka has a less pristine past that might still be killing its residents.

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Overdue Baie Verte asbestos miner registry coming soon

Overdue Baie Verte asbestos miner registry coming soon | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A project to set up a registry of workers exposed to asbestos at a Baie Verte Peninsula mine is long overdue.
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Flame Retardant Industry: Using Tobacco Industry Tactics to Promote the ... - Huffington Post

Flame Retardant Industry: Using Tobacco Industry Tactics to Promote the ... - Huffington Post | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Flame Retardant Industry: Using Tobacco Industry Tactics to Promote the ...Huffington PostWhen I think about the connection between greed, lies, and unnecessary toxic health threats, asbestos or cigarettes jump to mind.
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Walk to find a cure for mesothelioma passes through Merredin - Local News - News - General - Merredin Wheatbelt Mercury

Walk to find a cure for mesothelioma passes through Merredin - Local News - News - General - Merredin Wheatbelt Mercury | Asbestos | Scoop.it

ABOUT 24 asbestos campaigners stopped in Merredin on Wednesday afternoon as part of their 600-kilometre walk from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Perth to raise funds to find a cure for mesothelioma.

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Indian trade unionists urge Government of Kerala to ban asbestos - International Metalworkers’ Federation

Indian trade unionists urge Government of Kerala to ban asbestos - International Metalworkers’ Federation | Asbestos | Scoop.it

Observing International Workers' Memorial Day on April 27, 2012, at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, affiliates of BWI and IMF called on Mr.Oommen Chandy, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Kerala to ban asbestos in the state.

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A decade of malignant mesothelioma surveillance in Korea - Jung - 2012 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine - Wiley Online Library

A decade of malignant mesothelioma surveillance in Korea - Jung - 2012 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine - Wiley Online Library | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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A licence to kill - Hindustan Times

A licence to kill - Hindustan Times | Asbestos | Scoop.it

Canada must stop exporting asbestos to developing nations like India.

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Incremental asbestos ban of five years suggested - Bangkok Post

Incremental asbestos ban of five years suggestedBangkok PostManufacturers should be given an average of 3-5 years to adapt before the complete ban of asbestos imports, says a new study by Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University.
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Feds admitted dangers of asbestos while fighting 'hazardous' label

Feds admitted dangers of asbestos while fighting 'hazardous' label | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Feds admitted dangers of asbestos while fighting 'hazardous' label ...Vancouver SunThe federal government acknowledged years ago that the dangers of chrysotile asbestos warranted limits.and more »...
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DM orders immediate stay on Vaishali's white ...

Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI) works for Asbestos Free India since 2002. Occupational Health India and ToxicsWatch Alliance are its members that includes occupational health doctors, researchers and activists.
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Rio +20: “The Future We Want is Free of Asbestos!” « ADAO ...

Rio +20: “The Future We Want is Free of Asbestos!” « ADAO ... | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Also while in Rio, ADAO will present at the People's Summit Workshop: “The World We Want is Free of Asbestos!” on June 15th in Rio de Janeiro along with Hermano Castro, Alexandra Caterbow, Fernanda Giannasi, Kaisha ...
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This Quaint Russian Town Is Home To The World's Largest Asbestos Mine

This Quaint Russian Town Is Home To The World's Largest Asbestos Mine | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Welcome to Asbest....
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Editorial: Ruling on asbestos suit highlights need for gov't framework for compensation

A court's dismissal of a lawsuit by former construction workers and families of those who claim they...
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Asbestos Protests in India

On Tuesday (May 22, 2012) 500 Indian villagers in Odisha, India's 9th largest state, mounted a highly visible march and demonstration against plans by Vishwakarma Asbestos Ltd. to build an asbestos factory in the Sohella area of Bargarh district.

 

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Government not tracking removal of cancer-causing asbestos from federal buildings

Government not tracking removal of cancer-causing asbestos from federal buildings | Asbestos | Scoop.it

The federal government says it doesn't actively keep track of projects to remove asbestos from infrastructure, despite owning 318 buildings that contain the cancer-causing substance, according to a recently compiled list from Public Works and...

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Information notices on occupational diseases - Workers' health and safety - EU Bookshop

Information notices on occupational diseases - Workers' health and safety - EU Bookshop | Asbestos | Scoop.it

A guide to diagnosis (RT @ibasecretariat: #Asbestos section from current EU Guidance on Occupational Diseases (2009) pages 170-174 can be downloaded free from: http://t.co/UBRYJoGm...)...

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Supreme Court bans tanker blamed for Alaska oil spill from entering India for ... - Washington Post

Supreme Court bans tanker blamed for Alaska oil spill from entering India for ... - Washington Post | Asbestos | Scoop.it

Supreme Court bans tanker blamed for Alaska oil spill from entering India for ...Washington PostMercury, arsenic, asbestos and residual oil can contaminate ship hulls and holds.

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Asbestos victims claim some justice in James Hardie ruling

Australia's highest court has found seven directors of former asbestos manufacturer James Hardie guilty of breaches over the company's asbestos compensation fund.

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