Updates

 

  • Currently UK mesothelioma is the highest worldwide.
  • The latest Health and Safety projection suggests that about 1 in 170 of all British men born in 1940’s will die of mesothelioma.
  • Asbestos¬†related¬†diseases is an issue for both men and women!
  • Asia is heading for a surge in asbestos related diseases including mesothelioma.
  • The annual death toll of those diagnosed with an asbestos related disease in Wales stands around 200 which is more than twice the number of people killed in road accidents.
  • There is no cure for mesothelioma – it is a chest cancer which kills 1 person every 5 hours in the UK.
  • Asbestos is the greatest cause of work related deaths in the UK.
  • There is no ‘safe’ level of exposure to asbestos.
  • There are no ‘safe’ types of asbestos – All asbestos is bad – Blue asbestos kills. White ¬†asbestos (chrysotile) kills.