Mr K, Heating and Plumbing Engineer

Posted: 10th Apr 17 1:09 PM

Mr K, was diagnosed with asbestosis in March 2010. He had been employed as a heating engineer/plumber for 20 years. He was exposed to asbestos dust from laggers and from carrying out works of repair to pipes and boilers himself, removing asbestos. He described that most of the time when stripping asbestos he looked like a snowman.

Mr K had completed his National Service in the Royal Navy between 1952 and 1954 and he had worked in the engine room. Mr K’s claim was settled for £36,500 in 2012.