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Action Mesothelioma Day - Friday 7th July 2017
30 Jun 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by breathing in asbestos dust. It does not develop straight after the harmful exposure. Mesothelioma is often diagnosed 10 to 50 years after the initial exposure. In some cases, it can even take longer than that. There is no cure for this asbestos cancer and ...read more
Manchester Mesothelioma Support Group Meeting June 2017
6 Jun 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Muffins For Meosthelioma UK Event
17 May 2017, 2 p.m.
Alessandro Pugno and the Eternit Trial - Manchester Mesothelioma Support Group
10 May 2017, 12:35 p.m.
It was both interesting and saddening to hear Alessandro’s story. He comes from ...
Mesothelioma - Complimentary therapies
28 Apr 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Coping with a mesothelioma diagnosis, whether you are the sufferer or the carer or family member of one, can be an overpowering life event.
Being told that you have mesothelioma is devastating enough and then having to understand and deal with treatments or lack of treatments, side effects of treatments ...read more
Improving the Outlook for Peritoneal Mesothelioma?
25 Apr 2017, 4:13 p.m.
It is estimated that up to 500 of the 2500 mesotheliomas that occur in the UK are peritoneal mesotheliomas.
Sadly this cancer has lagged behind most other cancers in terms of diagnosis, treatment and research.
What are some of the steps that need to be taken to help improve the ...read more
HSE Prosecutes Oldest Cinema in Wales for Exposing Public to Asbestos
11 Apr 2017, 12:07 p.m.
The Trust that runs a 123 year old South Wales cinema has been told by the Health and Safety Executive that it “potentially exposed volunteers, employees and members of the public to asbestos”.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was critical of how The Market Hall Cinema and Arts Trust ...read more
Ship’s Crew Ordered to Cover up Asbestos
11 Apr 2017, 11:17 a.m.
Southampton Magistrates Court has fined Tarmac Marine £120,000 for failing to properly deal with asbestos within one of their ships and failing to keep their crew safe.
In January 2014 a survey identified the presence of asbestos in pipework aboard the Dredger The City of Westminster operated by Tarmac ...read more
Asbestos Analyst Guilty of Falsifying Asbestos Tests
30 Mar 2017, 2:24 p.m.
An asbestos analyst, Barrie Lyons, has pleaded guilty to breaching the Health And Safety At Work Act 1974 after he falsified test results which put people at risk of being exposed to asbestos.
Exposure to asbestos fibres and dust puts people at risk of developing asbestos related conditions including mesothelioma ...read more
Bury Demolition Contractor Jailed Over Asbestos Exposure.
30 Mar 2017, 1:49 p.m.
David Briggs of Briggs Demolition has been sent to prison for 24 weeks by Manchester Magistrates in January 2017 after he pleaded guilty to breaching The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. He had illegally removed asbestos from a building site ...read more