An increasing number of school teachers die from asbestos cancer

North West Evening Mail: Shocking new figures reveal more people are dying of asbestos-related lung cancer in Barrow than anywhere else in England and Wales. “So although the numbers due to shipyard causes are dropping because of the asbestos ban in 1999, and even before that the shipyard realised and started taking regulation seriously, it’s not going away. “And we’re seeing an increasing number of school teachers die from asbestos cancer because over half our schools have got asbestos in. … “So we really need some action to try and address this problem as not being historical – it’s changing, but it’s still with us.”an increasing number of school teachers