TOPIC: Asbestos

Diagnosed with Silicosis? You’re not alone.

Diagnosed with Silicosis? You’re not alone.

Gary McFarlane was good at his job. But now, he wishes he wasn’t.

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The silent danger of silicosis in dusty workplaces

The silent danger of silicosis in dusty workplaces

Silicosis occurs in all dusty workplaces. The resurgence of cases has become so prolific, particularly amongst young men, that Silicosis is being described as an epidemic. Anyone who works in a dusty workplace could be at risk.

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Your rights to Asbestos claims for New Zealand citizens

Your rights to Asbestos claims for New Zealand citizens

In New Zealand, if you're diagnosed with asbestos you may claim compensation in two ways - a statutory scheme or a common law claim. Find out more here.

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Asbestos-related cancers continue to rob the lives of Australians

Asbestos-related cancers continue to rob the lives of Australians

Most diseases that have plagued Australians over the years have yielded to advances in medical science and health care. But asbestos-related cancers, which develop long after exposure, continue to be fatal for thousands of people in Australia every year.

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We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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