An Interesting Use of Asbestos

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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Mesothelioma Caused by Asbestos Exposure at School

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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School Duty Holder "Forgot About Asbestos"

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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Asbestos Health Risk

Specialist asbestos removal teams have been removing debris and rubble from the site of the old bank buildings Primark Fire which occurred more than one year ago. This comes after there have been Asbestos Fears at Primark Belfast Fire Site. …

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Is Asbestos Present In Older Boilers?

Is asbestos present in older boilers? We advise that any tradesmen taking part in refurbishment or demolition works be mindful of the presence of asbestos. It is true that tradesmen can be a a greater risk of coming into contact …

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