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The Latest Breaking Asbestos and Mesothelioma News, Reports, and Events from Around the World.
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ADAO GRAPHIC: "Warning: Asbestos is a Carcinogen. PREVENT Exposure. ELIMINATE Disease."

ADAO GRAPHIC: "Warning: Asbestos is a Carcinogen. PREVENT Exposure. ELIMINATE Disease." | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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ADAO: Taking Education to the Digital Streets every Sunday for #BanAsbestosNow Action

ADAO: Taking Education to the Digital Streets every Sunday for #BanAsbestosNow Action | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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2007 NBC: "Capitol tunnel workers have lung disease"

2007 NBC: "Capitol tunnel workers have lung disease" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Three of the 10 men who work in the utility tunnels underneath the U.S.
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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization: Guest Blog: “DIY: Asbestos Does Not Discriminate” by John Toms

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization: Guest Blog: “DIY: Asbestos Does Not Discriminate” by John Toms | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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UK News: 'Asbestos clouds' blamed for fireman's cancer

UK News: 'Asbestos clouds' blamed for fireman's cancer | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A DYING firefighter has claimed a failure to protect him from exposure to asbestos during his career may have caused his fatal illness.
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Repubblica.it VIDEO: Eternit, in centinaia a Torino per il processo d'appello

Repubblica.it VIDEO: Eternit, in centinaia a Torino per il processo d'appello | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Oltre cinquecento persone si sono presentate al palagiustizia per la prima udienza del processo di secondo grado contro i vertici dell'azienda di amianto. Si riprende la prossima settima con con udienze il lunedì, il mercoledì e il venerdì.
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Vientiane Times: "Australian agency to help regulate use of asbestos in Laos"

Vientiane Times: "Australian agency to help regulate use of asbestos in Laos" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Comincia il processo d'appello Eternit || Begins the appeal process Eternit

Comincia il processo d'appello Eternit || Begins the appeal process Eternit | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Giovedì la prima udienza, a un anno dalla storica sentenza che condannò Schmidheiny e de Cartier a sedici anni di reclusione A un anno e un giorno esatti dalla storica sentenza di primo grado, che condannò il magnate svizzero Stephan Schmidheiny e...
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Begins the appeal process EternitOn Thursday, the first hearing, one year after the landmark ruling that condemned Schmidheiny and de Cartier to sixteen years in prison

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Australian NEWS: Unions seek end to asbestos danger

Australian NEWS: Unions seek end to asbestos danger | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The AMWU and CFMEU has launched a campaign calling on the federal government to address the deadly threat of asbestos still present in many older buildings.
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation: 'Electronic nose' sniffs out mesothelioma

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: 'Electronic nose' sniffs out mesothelioma | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Australian researchers have successfully used an electronic nose in a diagnostic breath test for the deadly mesothelioma cancer.
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Environmental, Health and Safety Newsletter: Asbestos and talc

Environmental, Health and Safety Newsletter: Asbestos and talc | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Asbestos and talc Talc is sometimes contaminated with asbestos. In 2000, tests in a certified asbestos-testing laboratory found the tremolite form of ...
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Rochdale, UK News: Fire at former asbestos factory

Rochdale, UK News:  Fire at former asbestos factory | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
More than 50 firefighters have spent the night battling a difficult blaze at a former asbestos factory but now have it...
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Loretta King's curator insight, February 18, 2013 5:39 AM

Terrifying news both for the local residents and also the brave Fire Fighters. Alert are working with a regional fire service to develop an Alert Detector specifically to help the Emergency Services detect airborne asbestos.

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UK News: Mother threatens legal action against Islington Council over asbestos concerns

UK News: Mother threatens legal action against Islington Council over asbestos concerns | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A mother is threatening to sue council bosses for negligence – alleging that workmen exposed herself and her son to asbestos-riddled dust.
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Vietnam produces material to replace asbestos

Vietnam produces material to replace asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Vietnam in cooperation with Japan has developed a form of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) which when processed using a Hatschek machine creates a building material to replace asbestos.
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Eternit Appeal Trial: Statement from the Turin Courts, February the 14th, 2013 from Italy, France, and Belgium

Eternit Appeal Trial: Statement from the Turin Courts, February the 14th, 2013 from Italy, France, and Belgium | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Eternit Appeal Trial: Statement from the Turin Courts, February the 14th, 2013 from Italy, France, and Belgium

Eternit Appeal Trial: Statement from the Turin Courts, February the 14th, 2013 from Italy, France, and Belgium | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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BBC: Fire at Turner and Newall asbestos factory in Rochdale

BBC: Fire at Turner and Newall asbestos factory in Rochdale | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A huge fire breaks out at a former asbestos factory in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.
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HSE Press Release: Clydebank event to boost training to help apprentice tradespeople tackle hidden killer

HSE Press Release: Clydebank event to boost training to help apprentice tradespeople tackle hidden killer | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Apprentice tradespeople across Clydebank are set to benefit from a new e-learning package to help them better understand the risks from asbestos.
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UK News: Birmingham builder fined for illegal asbestos removal

UK News: Birmingham builder fined for illegal asbestos removal | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The Health and Safety Executive has prosecuted Mr Nicholas Sharpe, trading as Sharpe Builders, after he illegally removed and broke up asbestos panels from a home in Castle Bromwich.
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BBC: Cancer: Lung 'to overtake breast'

BBC: Cancer: Lung 'to overtake breast' | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Lung cancer is set to overtake breast cancer as the leading cause of female cancer death in Europe, say experts.
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AUS News: Building unions seek laws to clear asbestos

AUS News: Building unions seek laws to clear asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Two out of three homes in Australia built between World War II and the early 1980s still contain asbestos and building unions will launch a campaign in Sydney on Wednesday demanding new laws to dispose of it.
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