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Killer dust in UK schools

By | August 26th, 2015|

Asbestos dust still present in 90% of UK schools It is believed that every year up to 300 former pupils of UK schools die from exposure to asbestos dust along with 15 teachers. These shocking statistics come at a time when the UK government find themselves under mounting pressure to deal with the remaining asbestos [...]

Tyre Manufacturing Giant, Pirelli, found guilty of asbestos related manslaughter for 20 staff

By | August 12th, 2015|

The international tyre manufacturer Pirelli has been brought to court and found guilty following the deaths of 20 former staff members. A Milan court handed down jail sentences to 11 senior managers and two former CEOs who sat on the board of directors during the 1980s. ANSA news agency stated that the defendants were issued [...]

Stonehenge becomes asbestos dumping ground

By | August 12th, 2015|

Stonehenge becomes dumping asbestos dumping ground The famous world heritage site Stonehenge has come under considerable attention in recent months over the alarming discovery of illegally dumped asbestos at the £27 million visitor centre. The deadly material found was reported to be the size of bricks and was mixed amongst topsoil used in [...]

Treacherous toys pulled from famous superstore

By | August 12th, 2015|

Toy super store Toy R Us have removed a number of products from its shelves over the discovery of asbestos being used in the manufacturing. A number of children’s toys have been found to contain harmful amounts of asbestos. Testing carried out on products imported from China showed significant amounts of asbestos present in the [...]

The fire, the pig and the courtroom

By | August 12th, 2015|

A man was forced to pay a bill of £25,000 to Cannock Magistrates court after illegally disposing of harmful asbestos sheets along with the carcass of a dead pig. Local Rugeley farmer Dennis Ward was summoned before Cannock Magistrates court over allegations of an illegal fire containing sheets of asbestos along with the carcass of [...]