Need advice? Call us today

FREEPHONE 0808 223 0726

The risks and consequences of illegal removal of asbestos

brownfield site asbestos warning

Call to cut risks of asbestos exposure on brownfield sites

19th Jul 17 9:54 AM

More awareness needs to be raised about the hazards associated with asbestos in soil on developed land in the UK. Neil Munro, director of asbestos consultancy Acorn Analytical Services, which has offices in Northampton and Leeds, is commonly seeing cases where asbestos is only being detected during subsequent groundworks or...

Read More »
Harry Beeching died of mesothelioma

Family appeal for help after father dies from mesothelioma

18th Jul 17 10:21 AM

The family of a Canterbury man is asking former workers from Chartham Paper Mill for help after their father died of a lung cancer caused by past exposure to asbestos. Harry Beeching from Bicknor Close was diagnosed with mesothelioma in December 2015. Mesothelioma is an aggressive and terminal lung cancer...

Read More »
Cancer research logo

Mesothelioma clinical trial supported by Cancer Research UK

18th May 17 10:28 AM

A clinical trial, supported by Cancer Research UK, will take place to look at how a drug called nivolumab could help and treat people suffering with mesothelioma, an incurable cancer of the lung. One of the few treatments for mesothelioma is chemotherapy. After a completed course of chemotherapy, if the...

Read More »
Senior factory worker cleaning hands

Nearly half of us have knowingly lived and worked with asbestos

18th May 17 10:24 AM

A recent survey by Midlands Asbestos Solutions has revealed that 40% of people have knowingly lived, worked or owned a building that was affected by asbestos, suggesting that nearly half of us have been exposed to asbestos during our lifetimes. The survey also revealed that many people are unaware that...

Read More »
Marathon runners

A half marathon in asbestos safety gear for cancer charity

2nd May 17 10:12 AM

Stuart Hughes, from the National Asbestos Helpline, will run the Essar Chester Half Marathon in full asbestos safety clothing and protective mask to raise money for cancer charity, Maggie’s Centre. Stuart has vowed to run the whole race, on Sunday May 21, dressed head-to-toe in asbestos safety equipment for Maggie’s...

Read More »