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Contractor claims county negligent in dealing with asbestos - The Herald Bulletin

The Herald BulletinContractor claims county negligent in dealing with asbestosThe Herald BulletinANDERSON – The president of Lehman's Inc. said Madison County was negligent by not informing contractors working at the Madison County Government Center that asbestos was prevalent. John Maidlow, president of Lehman's, said the asbestos is a ... ...Read More

Contractors stop work over asbestos concerns | News ... - The Herald Bulletin

The Herald BulletinContractors stop work over asbestos concerns | News ...The Herald BulletinThe renovation work at the Madison County Government Center is facing potentially months of delays as county officials determine how to deal with an asbestos ...and more » ...Read More

Project Will Replace Asbestos at Joplin Schools Administration Building - Four States Homepage

Four States HomepageProject Will Replace Asbestos at Joplin Schools Administration BuildingFour States HomepageJOPLIN, Mo. - Work to remove asbestos from Joplin Schools administrative building will soon be underway. School board members approved spending about $21,000 to replace damaged asbestos tile from the mezzanine area of the gymnasium. The project ... ...Read More

Asbestos-related work site violations on the rise - North Shore News

North Shore NewsAsbestos-related work site violations on the riseNorth Shore NewsContractors who cut corners with asbestos put lives in danger. That's the message from WorkSafeBC after the agency issued more asbestos-related stop work orders and fines in the first eight months of 2017 than in all of 2016. Preventing exposure today ... ...Read More

New Campaign Promotes Being Safe Around Asbestos - My Comox Valley Now

New Campaign Promotes Being Safe Around AsbestosMy Comox Valley NowWorkSafeBC is launching a new awareness campaign to help protect workers from being exposed to asbestos. VP of Prevention Services, Al Johnson says exposure to asbestos is deadly, noting 44 workers have died this year alone from asbestos. He says ... ...Read More

How Asbestos Invaded the Chlorine Industry - Mesothelioma.com (blog)

Mesothelioma.com (blog)How Asbestos Invaded the Chlorine IndustryMesothelioma.com (blog)While asbestos use in the United States has declined quite steadily over the years, one industry in particular still relies on the mineral for its processes. Throughout the past few years, the chlor-alkali industry has used most or all of the asbestos ... ...Read More

Fifth Circuit, Rejecting New York Rulings, Holds That Asbestos Is A Pollutant Under Texas Law - Texas Lawyer

Texas LawyerFifth Circuit, Rejecting New York Rulings, Holds That Asbestos Is A Pollutant Under Texas LawTexas LawyerLonghorn Gasket and Supply Company (“LGS”) manufactured and sold gaskets throughout the 1980s and 1990s, some of which contained asbestos. As a result, LGS was named the defendant in numerous asbestos and mixed dust cases in Texas regarding ...and more » ...Read More

2016 asbestos survey raised no concerns in courthouse - The Herald Bulletin

The Herald Bulletin2016 asbestos survey raised no concerns in courthouseThe Herald BulletinANDERSON – No action was taken by Madison County officials following an asbestos survey in 2016 because there was no reason for concerns. The problem surfaced when work was started on the replacement of the heating and cooling system in the ... ...Read More

Construction Company Fined $1.5 Million for Asbestos Violations - Construction Equipment

Construction EquipmentConstruction Company Fined $1.5 Million for Asbestos ViolationsConstruction EquipmentThe U.S. Department of Justice announced last week that AIREKO Construction Company entered into a plea agreement following its failure to comply with the asbestos National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants during the illegal removal ... ...Read More

Asbestos.com Partners with LUNG FORCE - Asbestos.com (blog)

Asbestos.com Partners with LUNG FORCEAsbestos.com (blog)The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com, a mesothelioma and lung cancer advocacy center dedicated to raising awareness about asbestos-related diseases, is proud to announce our partnership with LUNG FORCE — a nationwide initiative led by the ...and more » ...Read More