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World rings asbestos alarm, India ignorant about cancer-causing agent - Economic Times

Economic TimesWorld rings asbestos alarm, India ignorant about cancer-causing agentEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: Even as environmental protection agencies across the world are pushing for a complete ban on usage of asbestos in auto parts that put millions of auto technicians, repair mechanics and commuters at risk of contracting fatal diseases, India's ... ...Read More

Recycling raised as asbestos risk - Perth Now

Perth NowRecycling raised as asbestos riskPerth Now“If there is a question over the demolition material from a site and we know it's a site where there was asbestos, my view is that you wouldn't even consider beneficial reuse,” ASEA chief executive Peter Tighe told The Sunday Times on Friday. “The ... ...Read More

Asbestos to be banned, but not before Wendy Roberts lost her husband - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressAsbestos to be banned, but not before Wendy Roberts lost her husbandChattanooga Times Free PressHer beloved husband's battle with asbestos-caused cancer — what he called The Monster — transformed Wendy Roberts into an activist who lobbed passionate emails and letters at the U.S. government, wrote testimonials for petition drives and helped with ... ...Read More

Shelby County Workers Claim Exposure To Asbestos - Local Memphis

Local MemphisShelby County Workers Claim Exposure To AsbestosLocal MemphisThe Local I-Team spoke with Shelby County workers who said they are concerned that they were potentially exposed to asbestos during renovations of several Shelby County buildings. One of those buildings is the old Shelby County Morgue on Madison ... ...Read More

Asbestos concerns raised | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News - Royal Gazette

Royal GazetteAsbestos concerns raised | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda NewsRoyal GazetteConcerns of asbestos contamination have risen in the aftermath of a conflagration in Hamilton that burnt down one of the city's oldest buildings.and more » ...Read More

Essex school fined £46k for exposing staff to asbestos - News - East ... - East Anglian Daily Times

East Anglian Daily TimesEssex school fined £46k for exposing staff to asbestos - News - East ...East Anglian Daily TimesA mid-Essex school has been ordered to pay £46000 after a poorly-planned refurbishment exposed staff to asbestos.Secondary school fined after admitting exposing asbestos during ...Braintree and Witham Timesall 2 news articles » ...Read More

Asbestos contamination: 2 importers charged in 8 years - The Australian

The AustralianAsbestos contamination: 2 importers charged in 8 yearsThe AustralianFederal authorities have prosecuted just two companies found to have imported asbestos-laced materials since 2008 and extracted a meagre $64,000 in fines, despite mounting evidence thousands of contaminated products are slipping past border controls. ...Read More

Chelmsford school ordered to pay £46k for disturbing asbestos - The Construction Index

Chelmsford school ordered to pay £46k for disturbing asbestosThe Construction IndexThe Health & Safety Executive (HSE) investigated and learned that asbestos containing materials (ACMs) were also present in other areas. School caretakers and contractors disturbed the fabric of school buildings over many years without being alerted to ...Essex school fined after refurbishment disturbs asbestosHeating, Ventilating & Plumbing (press release) (registration)all 2 news articles » ...Read More

South Korea Tightens Asbestos Regulations - Asbestos.com

Asbestos.comSouth Korea Tightens Asbestos RegulationsAsbestos.comSouth Korea is strengthening its Asbestos Safety Management Act (ASMA) beginning next month to better protect those involved in the renovation or demolition of older structures. The country has added to the recent, worldwide momentum aimed at ... ...Read More

Australia says probes asbestos in China firm's supplies, seizes evidence - Reuters

Australia says probes asbestos in China firm's supplies, seizes evidenceReutersThat followed confirmation earlier by Western Australia of the presence of white asbestos in one of the 150 roof panels supplied by the Chinese construction company in the soon-to-be-opened A$1.2 billion ($896.76 million) Perth Children's Hospital.Evidence seized in Yuanda asbestos probeYahoo7 Newsall 2 news articles » ...Read More