Archives for: February 2017

Georgia Workers and Public Face Asbestos Dangers Due to Limited Construction Regulation

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that an estimated 1.3 million employees in construction and general industry face significant asbestos exposure on the job. Those in the construction industry face the heaviest exposure risks, particularly during the removal… Keep Reading

California Students Exposed to Asbestos Over a Decade Ago File Lawsuit

Posted on February 21, 2017 by

In March 2014, two men in Merced County, California, who knowingly exposed close to 70 student workers to asbestos, were jailed for their crimes. The men received prison time in a blatant case of placing innocent lives in harm’s way… Keep Reading

Start of Cleanup Project at Former North Carolina Asbestos Mill On Track

Posted on February 14, 2017 by

Even though President Trump’s administration has placed a freeze on some of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s actions, including securing new contracts, EPA and town officials of Davidson, North Carolina report a cleanup project will proceed at an old asbestos… Keep Reading

Nestle Factory in Fulton Manage Asbestos During Demolition

Posted on February 7, 2017 by

In March 2016, demolition crews in Fulton, New York began tearing down the former Nestle factory that for nearly a century served up chocolates. The project has had to stop and start several times over the year after crews came… Keep Reading