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Building a safety net: Protecting the workplace with effective project management

25-11-2016

Photo shows a woman wearing a hard hat holding buildings in her handConstruction sites are considered high-risk environments. Pay a visit to one and you will immediately see why — with large teams of people simultaneously working on various aspects of the project, all kinds of tools and heavy machinery involved and in motion, and the different areas of the site itse…

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Today is Action Mesothelioma Day 2011

01-07-2011

Mesothelioma is a terminal chest cancer that develops between 15 and 60 years after exposure to asbestos.

The British Lung Foundation campaigns to raise awareness of mesothelioma and to improve the treatment and care of people who are affected by it. This campaigning culminates each year on Action …

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Mesothelioma - The human face of an asbestos epidemic

07-03-2011

Mesothelioma is an incurable asbestos cancer. Asbestos remains Britain’s biggest workplace killer. More people die from asbestos related disease each year than on Britain’s roads (last year in Britain about 2,000 people died from mesothelioma).

This video, produced by Forum of Asbestos Victim Su…

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