News - 27 Nov 2008
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Jewson, the UK’s leading supplier of timber and building materials, have joined forces to help warn tradesmen of the dangers of asbestos....
News - 26 Aug 2008
During October and November 2008 HSE in partnership with key stakeholders will be running a national campaign to target tradesmen who are still at risk from exposure to asbestos.
News - 16 Mar 2009
Smithsonian whistleblower Richard Pullman will hold a press conference on Tuesday, March 17, to announce the filing of a whistleblower retaliation complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. In...
News - 24 Sep 2008
Certain school buildings are called "system buildings" and have their structural columns fire-proofed with asbestos materials, which in turn are enclosed by metal casings or cladding. In...
News - 26 Nov 2008
Trainee apprentices from around the West Midlands received a stark warning from the Health and Safety Executive that, once exposed to asbestos fibres in their lungs, they could die a premature death...
News - 17 Jun 2009
Billions of dollars in potential asbestos-like litigation risks for nanotechnology companies and investors are now hidden due to weak regulations governing disclosures of liabilities, according to a...
News - 15 Jun 2009
New Study Compares Emerging Nanomaterial Risk Concerns With Disclosure Failures That Preceded Billions of Dollars in Asbestos Litigation Losses; Reform Roadmap for FASB, SEC to be Laid Out.
News - 5 Jan 2009
All Clear Environmental, a hazardous materials removal and demolition company, seeks to warn the public about hidden asbestos in construction that occurred after the EPA ban in 1989.
News - 22 Sep 2008
National asbestos danger awareness campaign is launching in October aimed at plumbers, electricians, joiners as well as other tradesmen.
The campaign from HSE in the UK is urging all...
News - 20 May 2008
A major study published today in Nature Nanotechnology suggests some forms of carbon nanotubes -- a poster child for the "nanotechnology revolution" -- could be as harmful as asbestos if...