Asbestos

Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2018 - 26th September Established in 2004 by Meso Foundation community members, Mesothelioma Awareness Day takes place on September 26. It has been the driving force behind the movement to bring more attention and funding to this cancer. What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type...

Asbestos used to be a popular building material, offering great insulative properties and an ability to protect against fire and corrosion. Widely used in both commercial and construction applications, it could be found in everything from textile products to car compounds. We now know that asbestos...

Asbestos used to have many purposes. Its fire retardant properties made it very popular within the construction industry, and its affordability, chemical resistance and versatility meant it was used in over 3000 different products and materials. Since it was labelled as a carcinogen, the damaging effects...