Monthly Archives: April 2016

Asbestos and domestic rental properties

As two similar news stories emerged this week (Kent Online and Grantham Journal) and , it’s clear that the true impact of using asbestos in construction is still being felt decades after its heyday. Widely used in the outer fabric of a building, asbestos also found its way into many internal fixtures and fittings, as well […]

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Rail union calls for tube station closure

The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union has called for a London Underground station to be closed for health and safety reasons after roof tiles fell onto one of the platforms. The union claims that tiles in the roof of Ealing Broadway station, one of the busiest tube stations in London, contain asbestos, and that the […]

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Specialist mesothelioma nurses in the NHS

Mesothelioma UK funds research into this terminal disease, to improve the care and treatment of those diagnosed. Providing valuable support to asbestos victims and their families, the charity is dedicated to finding an effective treatment through laboratory testing and clinical trials. Liz Darlinson spoke on behalf of Mesothelioma UK at a recent parliamentary sub-committee meeting […]

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