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Asbestos in the lunchtime sandwiches

Published on: 2017-06-20

Cancer victim, 66, is dying from the asbestos in the lunchtime sandwiches he ate while working as an engineer

A 66-year-old former engineer is dying of cancer after accidentally eating asbestos fibre...

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Asbestos in children's playground

Published on: 2017-06-20

Council bosses have launched a probe after asbestos was used to infill a children's playground.

A horrified dad raised the alarm after he spotted the potentially deadly material had been put into the...

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Mum's death from cancer could have been caused when she was a child at asbestos-filled school

Published on: 2017-06-20

A mum's death from cancer may have been sealed when she was a pupil at an asbestos-filled school, an inquest heard.

Artist Claire Hughes, 42, died from a cancer generally caused by asbestos fibres - ...

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Asbestos shocker on refurb site

Published on: 2017-05-25

Barroerock Construction Limited has been fined £750,000 after repeated asbestos failings.

Canterbury Crown Court heard how the HSE carried out two investigations of working practices at a site in 201...

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Asbestos Death Mystery

Published on: 2017-05-25

Dad who complained of tightness in his chest died from asbestos-related cancer after spending only four months working in a factory.

Matt Wardle had returned from a family holiday to Disneyland when ...

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