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School district awarded $200,000 in asbestos removal plan

The Ohio Department of Development has awarded the Chillicothe City Schools a $200,000 grant for a long awaited asbestos removal project at a middle school.

Asbestos is a building material that was used commonly in older buildings for its durability, strength and fireproof qualities, but it was banned in the United States in the 1980s because they have been linked to fatal diseases such as asbestosis and mesothelioma.

If you or a loved one was unknowingly exposed to asbestos or exposed without knowing the health risks that are associated with it. Contact us or visit us at our site for more information by visiting out web site at http://www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

Grim Report Linking Carpenters and Mesothelioma Comes Out of UK

According to a report released by Cancer Research UK and the British Health and Safety Executive, an astounding 1 in 17 UK carpenters born in the 1940s are expected to die of mesothelioma, the cancer caused by asbestos exposure.  Additionally, plumbers, electricians, and decorators from the same demographics have a 1 in 50 chance of developing life-threatening mesothelioma.

Mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer, and although there are other ways to get it, approximately 90% of mesothelioma cases stem from asbestos exposure.

While these sobering statistics are true only in Britain, they serve to underscore the danger of frequent asbestos exposure and the emphasize the dangers faced by anyone who handled it in a professional setting.

If you or someone you love has experienced health issues as a result of exposure to asbestos, contact us or visit www.mesothelioma-asbestoshelp.org.

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