Petition to protect children from asbestos

3rd February 2017

The daughter of a teacher who died from mesothelioma contracted whilst working in a school has launched a petition to call on the Government to remove it from all schools.

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Woman dies from asbestos-related disease following husband’s exposure

15th June 2016

A 66-year-old woman who used to wash her husband’s asbestos-covered overalls has died from peritoneal mesothelioma, an inquest has heard.

Margaret Maggs was first diagnosed with the asbestos-related disease in 2007, reports Her husband, Colin, worked as an engineer in the trawler industry, often in environments where asbestos was present. In

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Calls for inquiry over asbestos movement at building site

10th June 2016

Members of the Yelland Action Group in Newport have requested an inquiry be made into the way asbestos was transported out of the former Fremington Army Camp development site.

The members say open-top vehicles were used to move soil out of the site and that workers were not given enough protection

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Dundee residents show concern over recent asbestos discovery

13th May 2016

Residents in the Charleston area of Dundee have called for asbestos checks to be carried out in local water tanks after the deadly substance was discovered in one recently.

Contractors working on a major project to replace roofing on council homes in Gourdie Road and Balgarthno Road in the west of

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Former teacher dies from asbestos illness one week after diagnosis

4th May 2016

The wife of a former science teacher who died just one week after being diagnosed with mesothelioma is now seeking answers as to why her husband was exposed to deadly asbestos fibres.

Susan Clegg believes her husband David was exposed to asbestos during his career as a science teacher. He worked for eight

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