Saturday, October 29, 2011

London Hazards Asbestos Conference 2011

"London Hazards Asbestos Conference is taking place at The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, Westminster SW1P 3BU on Friday 18th November 2011 at 10am.

The conference is aimed at establishing and developing networks to support asbestos victims in Greater London. The conference will develop a strategy to raise awareness among London communities of all the dangers and look at advances in treatments for asbestos diseases; the latest developments in legal remedies if damage results from negligence.

Speakers include:
Andy Slaughter – MP, Labour Party Shadow Justice Minister
Gail Cartmail – Unite National Construction Secretary
Simon Hester – HSE Construction Inspector London and Prospect
William Cambell – Chair London Boroughs Asbestos Group
Michael Lees – Campaign Against Asbestos in SChools
Lisa Booth – HASAG Support Group
Ian McFall – Thompsons Solicitors
Steve Sadley – Asbestos Removal Contractors Association
Tony O’Brien – Construction Safety Campaign

Booking fee is £20 (includes refreshments) – free to victims and family members. Places are limited and early booking is strongly advised.

Download the booking form here: Asbestos Booking Form 18 Nov 2011
For the full program, contact Michael Dooley via email on or on 0207 358 0322".


Anonymous said...

May be they should set up a fund, to clean up our buildings...... So people would not take a risk. It is crazy, we have been using this stuff up to the 1980s....

John Gray said...

Hi anon

yes, but it has been known that asbestos kills for over 100 years. Why should all of us pay for this?

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