A shocking 142 workers have been killed at work in the past year
Wednesday 28th Oct 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THOUSANDS of lives could be saved every year by urgently removing deadly asbestos from every building in Britain, MPs said yesterday.
At least 5,000 people die annually as a result of prolonged exposure to asbestos — a fireproof insulation material that can cause cancer when the...
Saturday 17th Oct 2015
BOSSES at Manchester’s Christie hospital have been accused of ignoring warnings that staff, patients and visitors were in danger of exposure from deadly asbestos for a decade.
Specialist firm Asbestos Contracting Ltd (ACL) reported in August this year that managers had known for...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ASBESTOS victims’ support groups united yesterday to remember the workers who have died from lung cancer after breathing in the deadly substance.
Merseyside and Cheshire Asbestos Victims Support Groups held their annual Action Mesothelioma Day at Liverpool Town Hall — where...
Saturday 4th Jul 2015
More research into a cure for asbestos cancer is desperately needed, writes GRAHAM DRING
Friday 3rd Jul 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
Campaigners demand £150 million refurbishment cash be spent on more important buildings
Thursday 25th Jun 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Black balloons will soar as events mark workers’ deaths in Britain
Tuesday 28th Apr 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Management are failing to make the necessary checks to keep workers safe, says STEVE MURPHY
Vested business interests are condemning another generation to an early grave from occupational cancer,
says SHARAN BURROW
PARENTS should demand that schools speak up on asbestos, the NUT said yesterday as it revealed that four in five schools fail to offer information on managing the “silent killer.”
A motion to be heard at the teachers’ union’s conference in Harrogate today says...
Monday 6th Apr 2015