Albany Times Union
Asbestos delays arts center debut
Albany Times Union
Interior view of a second floor room at the Lumberyard on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, on Water St. in Catskill, N.Y. The Lumberyard, formerly the American Dance Institute, is converting a former lumberyard in the ... more. Photo: Will Waldron. Buy this photo.
- Canada outlines regulatory approach to ban asbestos
Chemical Watch (subscription)
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and Health Canada (HC) have released for consultation a proposed regulatory approach for prohibiting asbestos and asbestos-containing products. Consistent with plans announced late last year, it calls for ...
No fine but demolition company director pleads guilty over asbestos ...
Demolition company put workers and neighbours at risk, and the home-owner was left with the clean-up bill.and more »
- Legal Reader (blog)
Asbestos Still a Public Health Problem According to CDC
Legal Reader (blog)
When you say the words “asbestos” and “mesothelioma,” the first thing to comes to many people's minds is often “isn't that problem about over?” Sadly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), asbestos is still a big public ...
D.C. Police Department Not Informed of Asbestos in Its Headquarters
D.C. Police Department Not Informed of Asbestos in Its Headquarters Washington, D.C. - The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) claims it did not receive any notifications alerting them of asbestos or its removal to take place at the department's ...
Work finally begins to remove asbestos found dumped under North Shields bridge three months ago - ChronicleLiveChronicleLive
Work finally begins to remove asbestos found dumped under North Shields bridge three months ago
Work has finally started to remove asbestos that was found dumped under a bridge - delaying road repairs for around three months. In January, North Tyneside Council was due to introduce lane closures on the A193 Wallsend Road Bridge, in North Shields ...
- Owen Sound Sun Times
Asbestos impacts renovation project at city hall
Owen Sound Sun Times
It will cost more money and take a bit longer than originally expected to remove asbestos from city hall after additional asbestos-containing materials were discovered during the demolition phase of the $8.3 million project to renovate the downtown ...
- Access Legal (press release)
Why we still need to be asbestos aware | Access Legal
Access Legal (press release)
The beginning of April marked Global Asbestos Awareness Week, a worldwide campaign organised by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO).
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- Fears raised over asbestos levels in schools
Teaching unions have warned the issue is not being safely managed with staff not routinely informed whether their school contains asbestos and where it is located. Figures show asbestos-containing materials are present in hundreds of primaries and ...
Canada supports the listing of chrysotile asbestos to the Rotterdam Convention - HazMat Management Magazine (subscription)HazMat Management Magazine (subscription)
Canada supports the listing of chrysotile asbestos to the Rotterdam Convention
HazMat Management Magazine (subscription)
In December 2016, the Government of Canada announced a government-wide strategy to protect Canadians from exposure to asbestos. As part of this strategy, Environment and Climate Change Canada and Health Canada are developing new regulations to ...
- Green future for asbestos site
The Limassol village of Kato Polemidia has ambitious plans to turn a huge asbestos-ridden former British military barracks into a university campus complete with student residences and parks. Community leader Nikos Anastasiou said the local council's ...
- Katherine Times
Asbestos alert for old public homes
AGE MATTERS: Katherine has many public houses although it is not known how many are more than 34 years old. See your ad here. What's happening in Katherine. Great new italian place. Has anyone been yet? I'm booked to go on Friday night but would ...
- The Times (subscription)
Asbestos in Scotland is health 'ticking time bomb' - The Times
The Times (subscription)
The use of asbestos in schools across Scotland has created a “ticking time bomb” for those exposed to the substance, experts have warned. A growing number ...
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- Unions applaud Canada's international advocacy against asbestos
Marketwired (press release)
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Canada's unions applauded today's announcement that the federal government will reverse its position by ...and more »
The Government of Canada supports the listing of chrysotile ... - CNW - Canada NewsWire (press release)The Government of Canada supports the listing of chrysotile ... - CNW
Canada NewsWire (press release)
GATINEAU, QC, April 21, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health of all Canadians. In December 2016, the ...and more »
The Government of Canada supports the listing of chrysotile asbestos to the Rotterdam Convention - Yahoo FinanceThe Government of Canada supports the listing of chrysotile asbestos to the Rotterdam Convention
GATINEAU, QC, April 21, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health of all Canadians. In December 2016, the Government of Canada announced a government-wide strategy to protect Canadians from exposure to ...and more »
- State asbestos oversight over Beech-Nut remains unclear as feds act
Albany Times Union
While state officials knew three years ago about asbestos contamination at the former Beech-Nut plant in Montgomery County, it was the federal government that stepped in last week to force the company to clean up the decaying eyesore. The state Labor ...
- Auto Service World
NAPA, Genuine Parts found liable in asbestos-related death
Auto Service World
A jury has found NAPA Auto Parts and Genuine Parts Corp. liable in the asbestos-related death of a heavy equipment operator and awarded his survivors $81.5 million. Jerry “Doy” Coogan died in 2015 of complications from mesothelioma, a cancer that is ...
- BBC News
Asbestos safety fears at Anglesey's Wylfa nuclear site - BBC News
An enforcement notice is served to Magnox Ltd who are removing nuclear waste from the plant.and more »
- BBC News
Asbestos in Scotland remains a 'health time bomb' - BBC News
The use of asbestos in Scottish schools has created a health "time bomb", medical and legal experts have claimed. An increasing number of people are coming ...
Asbestos in schools could cause 'health time bomb' - STVSTV News
Professionals warn of asbestos time bombScottish Legal News
Scots children are at risk from asbestos in schools, warn expertsHerald Scotland
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- Jury Finds Against NAPA and Genuine Parts, Awards $81.5 Million ...
PR Newswire (press release)
TACOMA, Wash., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury this week was unanimous in its finding that NAPA Auto Parts and Genuine Parts Corp. (NYSE: GPC) ...and more »
CDC: Maine Has Nation's Highest Rate of Asbestos Deaths | Maine ...
Cancer linked to asbestos is killing residents in Maine at the highest rate in the country, decades after the implementation of federal regulations to.and more »
- Clare Northern Argus
Wakefield Regional Council named best asbestos campaigner
Clare Northern Argus
Mayor Rodney Reid & Council's WHS Officer Carol Jansen proudly holding the award for Best SA Regional Council Campaigner for National Asbestos Awareness Month. See your ad here. What's happening in The Adelaide Hills. Fed up with my neighbour's ...
- Lexology (registration)
President Trump Expected to Support the Asbestos Fact Act
According to an article, President Donald Trump will likely support the Asbestos FACT Act. The bill, which was introduced by U. S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R. Texas) in February of 2017, was approved by a House Judiciary Committee as the Fairness in ...
- Lexology (registration)
Iowa House Approves Asbestos Transparency Legislation
The Des Moines Register reports that the Iowa Senate approved asbestos litigation transparency legislation after a heated debate between Republicans and Democrats on the measure. The bill, which was recently sent to the Iowa State House, requires ...and more »
Mowing Lawns In White Suits, Gas Masks As Davidson Asbestos Cleanup Gets Underway
A worker mows Tim Mascara's lawn on Sloan Street in Davidson. Workers wet the grass and wore protective gear because of concern over asbestos. Courtesy of Tim Mascara. Map shows locations of properties (in red) that had asbestos in yards high enough.
North Carolina Asbestos Cleanup Raises Concerns About MesotheliomaMesothelioma.net Blog (blog)all 2 news articles »
- Asbestos issue adds new twist to library renovation
Le Mars Daily Sentinel
LE MARS — The first phase of construction at the Le Mars Public Library may be held up. The council was informed the proposed start date for the first package, April 28, is in question due to the presence of asbestos. “We're leaving that alone for the ...
Local resident fears illegally dumped rubbish contains asbestos - Stuff
Illegally dumped rubbish near an Auckland reserve may contain asbestos.and more »
- Vernon School District hit with huge fine for breaking asbestos rules
InfoTel News Ltd
VERNON - A fine of more than $628,000 has been leveled against the Vernon School District in connection with renovation work done on a leased building that contained asbestos. WorkSafe B.C. has fined the school district a total of $628,034 for not ...and more »
- University building rooms reopened following asbestos leaks
(Canadian OH&S News) — The University of Toronto (U of T) has been hit with health and safety grievances from the union representing its teaching assistants and contract faculty, following a trio of recent asbestos leaks in the main campus' Medical ...
- Schools Week
Teachers want school asbestos removed by 2028
Schools staff are being left in the dark about the presence of asbestos in their workplace, leaving them and their pupils at risk of exposure, a survey by the National Union of Teachers has revealed. An online survey by the union showed nearly 50 per ...and more »
- The Border Mail
Submarine town needs hand with asbestos | The Border Mail
The Border Mail
Substantial finds of loose-fill asbestos at Holbrook require a tailored response.
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- Hartford School To Be Temporarily Closed For Asbestos Cleanup
Basketball star Ray Allen walks inside Wish School in Hartford to see a new computer lab that was funded by Allen's Ray of Hope foundation. (MICHAEL McANDREWS / Hartford Courant). Vanessa de la TorreContact Reporter. A North End elementary school ...
- Herald Sun
Berwick families fear asbestos-laden worksite
FAMILIES living next to an asbestos-laden worksite say they fear for their kids' lives. The residents of Bounty Way in Berwick say dust laced with asbestos had already flown into their backyards, when mulching works were carried out in January. Test ...
Asbestos-related disease tops causes of workplace deaths in Sask. in 2016
More than a third of workplace fatalities in Saskatchewan last year were due to asbestosis, according to the Workers' Compensation Board's latest annual report. The report, tabled in the Saskatchewan Legislature Wednesday, noted 31 workplace deaths in ...and more »
Asbestos-related disease tops causes of workplace deaths in Sask ...
More than a third of workplace fatalities in Saskatchewan last year were due to asbestosis, according to the Workers' Compensation Board's annual report.and more »
Asbestos Contaminates Canadian University Labs
Fear and frustration best describes emotions felt by University of Toronto faculty and students after they say administration delayed notification that asbestos contaminated some of the university's science labs. “The emotional experience is really ...
- MesotheliomaHelp.org (blog)
How Your Occupation May Lead To Asbestos Exposure And A ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
It's a familiar refrain you hear from people who are unhappy with their jobs: I'm so sick and tired of working here. Canada Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration ...
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How Your Occupation May Lead To Asbestos Exposure And A Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosis
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
It's a familiar refrain you hear from people who are unhappy with their jobs: "I'm so sick and tired of working here." But some people, even those who absolutely love what they do, might eventually find themselves saying something else: "Working here ...
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- Delaware First Media
Asbestos Deaths Remain A Public Health Concern, CDC Finds
Delaware First Media
Amianthus, a variety of asbestos. Exposure to the fibers can cause mesothelioma, a cancer of the thin membranes that line the chest and abdomen. DEA Picture Library / Getty Images/DeAgostini. Originally published on April 11, 2017 5:40 pm. People are ...and more »
- Jerusalem Post Israel News
Nahariya beach opens after 6-year asbestos cleanup
Jerusalem Post Israel News
“Following a complex and professional cleanup conducted by the Environmental Protection Ministry, the northern coast has been returned to the public.” A section of the Nahariya beach following cleanup.. (photo credit:YORAM VARGA). After a six-year ...
Asbestos Deaths Remain A Public Health Concern, CDC Finds
Amianthus, a variety of asbestos. Exposure to the fibers can cause mesothelioma, a cancer of the thin membranes that line the chest and abdomen. DEA Picture Library / Getty Images/DeAgostini. Originally published on April 11, 2017 2:01 pm. People are ...and more »
- Marion Star
Crews removing asbestos at fire-damaged building
Asbestos is being removed from fire-gutted building at 146-148 S. Main St., but the structure isn't being demolished — at least not yet. "We've been working on getting this building down for three years, " Mayor Scott Schertzer said Tuesday. "I know ...
- Yachting and Boating World
Tarmac Marine is fined over £130,000 for failing to deal with ...
Yachting and Boating World
Tarmac Marine Ltd was fined on Friday 7 April a total of £130,544.57, for failing to properly deal with asbestos which was detected on one of their vessels and ...
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- Asbestos 'Everywhere,' But Risk is Minimal, Administrators Say
As Harvard continues to renew the College's undergraduate Houses, “several” of these decades-old buildings on campus contain asbestos, a potentially carcinogenic chemical that was once regularly used for construction. Presence of asbestos in the Houses ...
- Daily Mail
Asbestos leak causes peak-hour chaos in Sydney
Commuters have been warned to expect traffic chaos this morning after an asbestos leak shut roads in northern Sydney. Construction workers are believed to have found the asbestos while they were on the site on Military Road, Cremorne, late last night.
- Eugene School Board approves $598000 asbestos abatement project
It will likely cost about $600,000 in voter-approved funding to remove asbestos from the Arts and Technology Academy middle school in south Eugene. The abatement project will take place this summer before a portion of the 61-year-old-school is torn ...
Nepean residents worry landlord failed to disclose asbestos
Nepean residents Melinda Munoz and Jacek Kitowicz claim items retrieved from their apartment by a contractor following a fire were wet, dirty and covered in debris when they received them. Despite being told only items with hard, easily wiped surfaces ...
- New Haven Register
Disturbed asbestos at West Haven High, no-bid contract draw fire
New Haven Register
Photo from the report on asbestos inspection by Dunn environmental Inspections Inc. on West Haven High School. By Mark Zaretsky, New Haven Register. Posted: 04/06/17, 10:40 PM EDT | Updated: 12 hrs ago. # Comments. Photo from the report on ...
U of T hit with health and safety grievance over asbestos leak
The union representing teaching assistants and contract faculty at the University of Toronto alleges the school violated the Occupational Health and Safety Act and compromised the well-being of its employees by having them continue to work following ...and more »
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