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  • Asbestosis-Related Years of Potential Life Lost Before Age 65 Years – United States, 1968 – 2005

    Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently released a report detailing the numbers of deaths and years of productivity lost among people who died before 65 years-old because of asbestosis. The CDC’s report only looked at asbestosis-related deaths, so these numbers do not take into …

    Label: Asbestos Mesothelioma

    Posted on Wednesday, Dec 24, 2008
  • Asbestos, Mesothelioma and Cancer

    Source: Science Daily Scientists from Ohio State University have announced exciting results from a study they were conducting on the manner in which asbestos fibers interact with human cells and, possibly, cause mesothelioma. For the first time in the history of asbestos science, the scientists have identified a particular mechanism by which crocidolite fibers bind …

    Label: Asbestos Mesothelioma

    Posted on Monday, Dec 22, 2008
  • NY Developer Cited for Willful Lack of Asbestos Monitoring

    Source: Occupational Health & Safety State Assets LLC, a building development company based in Brooklyn, NY was fined by OSHA for 18 alleged violations of a number of different health and safety statutes, including statues regulating the handling of asbestos. Alongside the asbestos violations, OSHA also cited the company for violations of fire and electrical …

    Label: Asbestos

    Posted on Wednesday, Dec 10, 2008
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