Author: philiphobson

During the coronavirus lockdown measures, many waste sites were closed to the public. This seemed to contribute to a rise in illegal dumping of rubbish and unwanted goods. The Edenderry Mill complex saw a large amount illegal waste dumped in …

Illegal Waste Dumped in Belfast Includes Asbestos Read More »

A recent article from The Guardian describes the issues regarding asbestos safety levels in the UK. The think tank ResPublica report that British asbestos regulations are “so inadequate” that children can legally be exposed to 10 times the amount of …

UK Children More Exposed to Asbestos Than Other Countries Read More »

A fit and keen walker received his diagnosis of mesothelioma after suddenly developing symptoms in 2019. He became breathless and found it harder to breathe as normal. Mr Graham Grist from Gilwern was diagnosed with Mesothelioma just one month later. …

Cancer Caused by Deadly Asbestos Exposure Read More »

There’s not a day that goes by that you don’t see buildings being knocked down to make way for new development. This includes schools, shops, other public buildings and business parks. If care is not taken, any rubble can contain …

Asbestos During Demolition Work Read More »

Doctor Kate Richmond who is just 44 has been told she has months left to live due to asbestos exposure when working as a student nurse and doctor. She has successfully won a case brought against the NHS for the …

Asbestos – A Hidden Epidemic Read More »