Asbestos

Exposure to asbestos dust can have lethal results which may not show up for years or even decades. Find out more about the risks and how you and your employer can protect your health.

 

Further Information

The Health and Safety Executive's asbestos webpages feature relevant advice and resources. It has also issued the report Mesothelioma in Great Britain 2014 .

Also see the TUC webpages on asbestos and the asbestos guidance issued by construction union UCATT (now part of Unite).

Hazards magazine's asbestos webpages have news, articles and information on asbestos in the workplace.

The International Ban Asbestos Secretariat links organisations around the world campaigning to ban asbestos and to protect workers. The site contains a range of resources, including a list of UK asbestos victim support groups.