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Leigh Day news release. Relief at asbestos ban, dismay at exemptions A nationwide ban on asbestos introduced in Canada has been welcomed by unions and campaigners, however loopholes that allow some asbestos exports and the exploitation of asbestos tailings have caused alarm.
Critics point out the occupational exposure standard for asbestos to be used on an Alliance Magnesium AMI asbestos wastes project, to be run with financial backing from the government, is that favoured by the asbestos industry.
Government of Canada news release. Unite news release and asbestos register. MoD health and safety forms. Over 1, helicopter repair staff need asbestos checks Every worker who Global baas market serviced Sea King helicopters since should be offered checks for the effects of asbestos exposure - not just those currently employed by the Ministry of Defence MoDthe union Unite has said.
The union said it believed that there were more than 1, former MoD employees who could have been exposed to asbestos while repairing and maintaining the Sea King helicopters, which first came into service nearly 50 years ago. Machining firm fined after workers exposed to asbestos A Birmingham machining company has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos fibres when demolishing an internal wall.
HSE news release and guide to managing asbestos in premises. Defence chiefs have confirmed they had issued an alert to Royal Navy and RAF personnel who have maintained the Sea King since it entered service in Deadly exploding firm later exposed workers to asbestos A wood processing company whose factory exploded killing four workers in has been fined after subsequent unsafe asbestos work was carried out at the premises in Macclesfield.
The union statement is the latest development in a growing asbestos exposure scandal, that saw education authorities admit 25 people were allowed into Bridge of Don Academy after asbestos was disturbed during maintenance last month.
The latest ruling in favour of Graham Dring, on behalf of the Asbestos Victims Support Group Forum UK, requires Cape Intermediate Holdings Limited, a global manufacturer of asbestos products, to hand over documents used in a trial in which Cape was a defendant.
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Unite concern at Aberdeen school asbestos exposures Warnings from union safety reps went unheeded before asbestos was disturbed at an Aberdeen school, Unite has said. Concerns have been raised that workers may have exposed to the carcinogenic fibre at Bridge of Don Academy during holiday maintenance work.
Number of asbestos deaths from mesothelioma up again HSE also published figures on deaths from one occupational cancer. Inthe latest year for which figures are available, there were 2, deaths, up 46 on the preceding year when 2, mesothelioma deaths were recorded.
HSE news release and mesothelioma death figures for BANKO delivered a letter to each of the three embassies, asking for their cooperation in halting the mining of the known human carcinogen.
Killer asbestos industry feeling the summertime blues A report from the International Ban Asbestos Secretariat IBAS has said the asbestos industry is facing unprecedented attacks around the world.
Glasgow Sheriff Court heard that, during an inspection on 6 Augustconcerns were raised by a Health and Safety Executive HSE inspector about significant damage to what appeared to be asbestos containing materials that were encasing the structural columns and beams of the premises.
Firms fined for serious asbestos failings after tip-off A residential property management company and a specialist contractor have been fined after a resident raised concerns about soffit replacement work carried out on the guttering on three blocks of flats in London. HSE news release and asbestos webpages.
Dramatic fall in asbestos production worldwide There has been a dramatic drop in asbestos production worldwide, with just three countries continuing to mine the deadly fibre.
International Ban Asbestos Secretariat analysis. Asbestos bosses who forged documents escape jail The bosses of an asbestos removal company who forged documents to fraudulently obtain an asbestos licence from the Health and Safety Executive HSE have escaped jail. Specialist asbestos surveyor missed asbestos A specialist asbestos surveying company has been fined after failing to spot asbestos at a demolition site.
New warning on asbestos deaths linked to site work Nearly one in four UK construction workers believe they may have been exposed to asbestos fibres, placing them at higher risk of contracting deadly cancers later in life, a major safety organisation has warned.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health IOSHthe organisation for safety professionals, says with potentially half a million buildings containing this lethal mineral, employees across many sectors risk being exposed every day.Dan Collins CMR “Gold going to $7,”, an article today in the Chinese media is going viral and one of the most viewed articles in the financial press.
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Blockchain Global signed an agreement with Capgemini (CAP:PA) in to establish the Blockchain Consulting Group. The group provides management consulting services that jointly provides blockchain IP and knowhow to enable large enterprises in building a “decentralized world”. The 16th-century Chinese novel Fengshen Yanyi tells the story of Nezha, a child deity who can’t quite keep from killing people.
First, he nearly kills his mother, who carries him in utero for four agonizing years before birthing “a huge meatball” that rolls around “in mad circles like a wheel.”.