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  • Asbestos Scare Closes Down Section of U.S. Capitol Building

    The House of Representatives’ side of the U.S. Capitol Building was temporarily shut down in July after asbestos fell from a ceiling in an area where an asbestos abatement project was in progress. Democracy marched on; the House merely delayed its opening for two hours. But the event, which the Architect of the Capitol called …

    Label: Asbestos

    Posted on Saturday, Aug 2, 2014
  • April 28 is a Day to Remember Workplace Mesothelioma Victims

    Once again, April 28 is set aside as a day to remember those who have died on the job and to renew efforts to make workplaces safe. Workers’ Memorial Day is observed annually across the country and the world and is a time to increase awareness about work-related illness such as mesothelioma, just one of …

    Label: Asbestos Featured Story

    Posted on Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
  • ADAO Conference Celebrates 10 Years of Education, Advocacy and Community

    The 10th Annual Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s International Asbestos Awareness Conference will be held April 4 – 6 in Washington, DC. The conference entitled “Where Knowledge and Action Unite!” will focus on the latest advancements in disease prevention, global advocacy, and treatment for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Each year the conference gets bigger and …

    Label: Asbestos For Your Family

    Posted on Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014
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