Teachers call for better protection against asbestos

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Teachers call for better protection against asbestos

It's estimated that more than 75 per cent of schools in England had buildings containing asbestos according to a 2013 study.

It's lead to the National Union of Teachers calling for more protections for teachers from what they call the "scourge of asbestos" in UK schools.

Symptoms of cancers related to exposure generally take 30 to 40 years to develop. 

Malcolm Underhill, Head of Personal Injury at IBB Solicitors, explains more. 

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