(See ua) class="10PalatinoTextAustralia earlier discovered lethal blue asbestos
in Melbourne railcars.
Known as blue asbestos
, its brittle nature means it easily breaks down, increasing the risk of exposure.
He was unknowingly being exposed to blue asbestos
, the most lethal kind, every day for 10 years while working at what was then called the Newport College of Further Education in Nash Road, Newport.
is harder and more brittle than other types and breaks easily, releasing dangerous needlelike fibres that are easily inhaled.
Solicitor Andrew James said: "Jonathan Woods and 15 Met and 15 Sussex Police officers picked through the dust, which it turns out was contaminated with blue asbestos
, but weren't protected." Further claims may follow.
The headteacher remained strangely tight-lipped when blue asbestos
was discovered at the school.
All-cause mortality and cancer incidence among adults exposed to blue asbestos
The plants used chrysotile imported from the former Soviet Union and, until 1984, small amounts of blue asbestos
. In total, over 35 years, the plants converted about 4% of imported asbestos, including about 7.5% of crocidolite.
While blue asbestos
(crocidolite) and brown asbestos (amosite) are listed and are being progressively replaced in production, the Russian industry is mounting a rearguard action to prevent chrysotile from being listed.
Ms Ashton said the car battery production department was also quite close to the MILAM shop where blue asbestos
He carried out the same job, hacking off asbestos lagging from pipe work and remembers in particular coming across blue asbestos
around the valves at Blyth B Power Station which then had to be taken out by specialists while the turbine was shut down.