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Recent deluge could open the floodgates on Asbestos risk

The recent floods that have devastated many parts of the UK could have unexpected consequences by increasing the risk of asbestos exposure. I urge readers engaging in the cleanup process to be vigilant against the presence of this killer substance. Natural disasters mean misery for millions and 150 properties were flooded in Surrey and Kent […]

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Developer continually ignored HSE asbestos advice

A property developer has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £100,000 in fines and costs after repeatedly exposing workers to asbestos. James Roger Carlton, also known as Roger Stephen Parry, was converting a former school on London Road, Retford into a retirement complex. On 1 March last year, an HSE inspector […]

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Views sought on mesothelioma compensation proposals

Proposals have been announced to speed up legal processes in order to support sufferers of the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. Courts minister Helen Grant has launched a consultation on plans to create an out-of-court process specifically to help settle compensation claims for victims of mesothelioma ““ a condition that often develops decades after the sufferer has […]

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