Author: philiphobson

Did you know that today, asbestos still poses very serious dangers. Many business owners never really consider asbestos risks in their daily activity but should they? We tend to think that buildings constructed after the year 2000 will not contain …

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A local Northern Ireland recycling service has been sentenced for asbestos disturbances at a site of a disused factory in Portadown. The proprietor was taken to court and pleaded guilty for failing to stop the spread of asbestos during the …

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Asbestos was used for all kinds of tasks. When we think of asbestos, we tend to think about insulation and old lagging but what about beer? Here is an intersting use of asbestos during the 70’s. Asbestos…The perfect beer filter …

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As reported earlier on this blog, we wrote about our concerns of asbestos in schools. The Mirror reported a story of a very sad case in Liverpool. A lady was left widowed when her husband died last year from mesothelioma …

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Asbestos was banned 20 years ago in the UK. The use of the hazardous substance was one of the biggest mistakes ever made. Thousands of people die each year due to asbestos related illnesses including mesothelioma. This is hard to …

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