BBC programme highlights the heart-breaking and all too common issue of Asbestos in Schools
A recent programme on BBC, Victoria Derbyshire highlighted the all too real issue of asbestos in schools. The item featured three individuals who believe that their mesothelioma was caused by asbestos in schools.Schools are seen as a place of education and development, not somewhere you expect to develop a disease that will take your life from you.

The programme highlights that between 2003 and 2012 nearly 22,000 people died of mesothelioma, for 224 of these individuals their last recorded profession was teaching.

How many of those that have died of mesothelioma have worked in schools previously, attended a school where asbestos was present or changed profession prior to their death? The true scale of the problem is unknown.

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If you work in construction or manage a building built before 2000 then this is worth a read. If you would like to know more information regarding asbestos including training, then please contact Matt Welsman on 07973 909684.

Highlighting the common issue of Asbestos in Schools
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