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Asbestos Handling Regulations Change in New York City

In New York City there is a current rise in demolition and construction projects which has led to legislation of new asbestos handling regulations. To reduce asbestos exposure with new required safe practices.

The new legislation has stricter regulations on asbestos abatement projects, demolitions, large scale and commercial renovations. One component of the legislation is to prevent asbestos abatement projects and demolitions from being in the same building. This will help make sure that only people wearing protective gear will be there in order to reduce asbestos exposure. There will also be more thorough exams before granting asbestos abatement lisences.

If you would like to learn more about the dangers of the exposure to asbestos, contact us or visit us at http://www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Florida Community Concerned of Asbestos Exposure

A community in Florida is concerned about exposure to asbestos after the  finding of the toxic mineral while working on a road project.

The toxic mineral was found in the community of Whiskey Creek while working on Summerlin Road project  and the residents are seeking answers. Residents are scared to even be in their own homes for fear of the exposure to asbestos. Residents are planning a meeting to discuss their concerns and options for what can be done.

If you or someone you love has been exposed to asbestos and you are interested in learning more about the effects of mesothelioma and asbestos exposure, contact us or visit us at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Students and Teachers Concerned After Asbestos Found in School

A Pennsylvania home, where a vocational school was taught, has teachers and up to 100 students concerned for the risk of developing mesothelioma or asbestos cancer after finding asbestos in the home.

According to instructors, the administration of the school new of the threat of potential asbestos in the school.  Many schools and homes that were built in the 1980s contain asbestos because it has the ability to withstand fire and high temperatures. When asbestos material become airborne, they become dangerous to a person’s health if inhaled. When the school was being renovated, between 50 and 100 students and three teachers labored in the school.

If you or someone you love has been exposed to asbestos and is suffering from mesothelioma, contact us or visit us at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Asbestos Removal Planned for New York School

A $273,000 renovation has begun on a high school in Kingston, New York, and one of the main requirements of the project is the removal of potentially hazardous asbestos from the school.

Before the Kingston High School auditorium renovations can begin, school officials have charged the Meyer Contracting Corp with the abatement of asbestos to help prevent the spread of harmful asbestos fibers during the demolition and renovation of the building.

Exposure to asbestos has been directly linked to the development of mesothelioma, a deadly form of cancer that affects the inner lining of the lungs and other organs. If you or someone you love has been affected by mesothelioma, visit us at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Man sues 38 companies in asbestos-related lawsuit

A man recently sued 38 companies claiming they are responsible for his exposure to asbestos and development of an asbestos- related disease.

The man worked as a carpenter and believes he was exposed to products containing asbestos. He stated in his lawsuit that even after knowing the dangers of asbestos the company didn’t stop manufacturing the asbestos-containing products.

The man complains that the company failed to notify him of the dangers of asbestos in a timely manner.

If you would like to learn more about the dangers of mesothelioma and exposure to asbestos, contact us or visit us at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org/

Asbestos removal causes closing of building

The Dunn building, which houses many Berkley County officials in West Virginia, is expected to close for asbestos removal.

The asbestos was found around the skylight of the building. The removal will be apart of a construction project that will cost $4.3 million. They will be changing the skylight and roof of the building.

Officials say that the work will be monitored closely and they will reopen as soon as it is safe.

If you would like to learn more about te dangers of mesothelioma and asbestos exposure, contact us or visit us at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org/

Asbestos exposure in USA shipyards

American shipyard workers who worked during WWII and the Korean War had an almost certain exposure to asbestos.

The material was frequently used for shipbuilding before there was awareness of the health risk. No safety measures were wore because of the lack of knowledge.

Crew members were also exposed to asbestos due to the dust and fibers in the air. Exposure to asbestos can lead to many illnesses such as mesothelioma.

If you would like to learn more about the dangers of asbestos exposure, contact us or visit us at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Emotional Support Important for Mesothelioma Patients

It is very common for people suffering from debilitating diseases to feel alone and isolated, and they may find it hard to connect with other people. This is especially true for people suffering from mesothelioma, a rare and virulent cancer linked to asbestos exposure.

When patients feel alone, they are more likely to develop feelings of despair. Low morale and despair can decrease a patient’s survival chances. If someone in your family is suffering from mesothelioma, it’s important to be there to support them. Family and friends can go a long way to helping someone suffering from a long-term illness recover.

If you’re interested in learning more about coping with mesothelioma, contact us or visit us at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Australian Doctors Develop New Mesothelioma Treatment

A group of doctors in Australia has developed a new type of mesothelioma treatment, which they say will extend the life expectancy of patients suffering from the disease by an average of two years, up from the current expectancy of 18 months.

Like many new treatments in the field of mesothelioma oncology, the new method from Australia is a mix of surgery and serious radiation treatment. It was developed in part by a radiation oncologist at the Austin Health Centre in Victoria.

If you’d like to learn more about the dangers of mesothelioma and asbestos exposure, contact us or visit us at www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

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