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Category: Asbestos

  • 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
  • Asbestos Linked to Throat Cancer

    Source: WebMD An expert panel from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has conclusively determined that asbestos causes cancer of the larynx. The IOM report aggregated findings from 34 different studies and concluded that people who are exposed to asbestos have a forty percent greater chance of developing cancer of the larynx than do people without …

    Label: Asbestos Mesothelioma

    Posted on Thursday, Jun 28, 2007