New study links doll clothing factory to asbestos exposure, mesothelioma

A recent study in Italy connected several women who died from mesothelioma to asbestos-containing doll-making factories. According to a report published in the April issue of Italian medical journal La Medicina del Lavoro, three cases of pleural mesothelioma were found in women who once made doll clothing in factories. An autopsy performed on one the women, whose […]

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State of Detroit hires contractor with federal asbestos charges against him

Only one month after federal prosecutors charged an asbestos contractor for breaking laws and putting his workers at risk, the state of Detroit hired him to tear down abandoned homes in the city. Detroit Free Press reports that demolition contractor Jesse Brown is accused of not only exposing his workers to asbestos, but also children who live […]

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