Former executives jailed after worker asbestos deaths

Three former shipbuilding company executives have been sentenced to jailtime in connection with asbestos deaths. Three ex-executives of an Italian shipbuilding company have been jailed in connection with the deaths of numerous workers due to asbestos exposure. As reported by AFP, the former executives of Fincantieri were sentenced by a Sicilian court on Monday for […]

Criticism over asbestos work safety

Two companies have been criticized over asbestos work. (UK) Two companies have received criticism over asbestos work safety. As reported by the BBC News, an industrial tribunal has been told that employees of Bridgeline Environmental Services (BES) and Bridgeline Demolition Limited (BDL) performed work at a factory that was contaminated with asbestos without necessary safety […]

International asbestos ban proposed

Mesothelioma News provides news and information on asbestos Italy  Activists are calling for an international ban on asbestos. As reported by AFP, a meeting was held in Italy by activists from across the globe who are seeking to eradicate asbestos in developing nations in which it continues to be used. Sanjiv Pandita, an activist who […]

Asbestos Awareness Week proposed

Mesothelioma Cancer News provides news and information for Washington asbestos attorneys. Washington – Montana Senator Max Baucus is calling for the implementation of an “Asbestos Awareness Week.” As reported by KAJ18 News, the Senator recently introduced a declaration that would make the week designated for the beginning of April. The resolution is reportedly the fourth […]

Fire raises asbestos concerns

Mesothelioma Cancer News provides news and information on asbestos attorneys and law. (Mesothelioma Cancer News) – A recent factory fire has sparked concerns over asbestos contamination. As reported by ONE News/ NZPA, the factory fire in Auckland at the Miller Moyes Seacraft building Tuesday, which was eventually contained by over 60 firefighters, led to the […]

Construction project halted indefinitely due to asbestos

Mesothelioma Cancer News provides news and information for Florida asbestos attorneys. Fort Myers (Mesothelioma Cancer News) – A Lee County construction project to build an overpass at Summerlin Road and College Parkway has been placed on hold for an indefinite period of time. As reported by NBC-2 News, the project was halted due to the […]