Is there any hubbers out there who have lost someone to mesothelioma?
I am just wondering.
My sister lost her father-in-law 3 years ago to it. He worked in a electrical power plant and was in the navy.
No. But a Member of Parliament, John MacDougall, died of mesothelioma (we call it asbestos poisoning here) last year. He spent most of his working life as a boilerman in the shipyards before he got elected, and got exposed to it then.
It was sad to see him die, not least because we don't have many MPs anymore who have worked in the rough end of trade and know all the dangers, and thus push for safeguards. IMO MPs should be drawn from all walks of life so as every bit of society is represented. But what's happening is that professional political researchers, who go straight from university to being political advisors and never encounter the real world of work in any form, are being parachuted into safe seats - and this applies to ALL the political parties. It makes for a weaker parliament as many don't really understand the country they are supposed to be representing.
My step-grandfather died of it 3 1/2 years ago. He worked with spray asbestos insulation. His wife has it too from doing his laundry. So far she does not have any notable symptoms. They used to be flown to Dallas periodically for medical tests for some study, and maybe class action suit related.
by Glemoh101 7 years ago
I heard about rare lung cancer called mesothelioma.What is mesothelioma? produces
by Melanie Palen 17 months ago
How does mesothelioma start?I've been hearing a lot about mesothelioma in the press as well the link between this cancer and asbestos. What is it about asbestos that causes mesothelioma?
by mystyle143 8 years ago
As we all know, mesothelioma is a dangerous type of cancer disease, asbestos is the only reason for this, my question is that, how can we eliminate the use of asbestos in building material or is it possible to closed down asbestos exposing factories? is it possible? as it is a serious challenge for...
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