Asbestos Research and Reports

Read reports about Asbestos and Mesothelioma
RR696: Occupational, domestic and environmental mesothelioma
risks in Britain
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Asbestos-related research
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30 July 2009

Doll and Peto report – Effects on health of exposure to asbestos
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22 July 2009

Report of the stakeholders meeting on respiratory protective equipment
fit testing, held at the Health and Safety Laboratory
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20 July 2009

An investigation into the airborne fibre releases during the removal
of textured coating from domestic premises
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6 August 2009

Summary report on additional work carried out on the monitoring of chrysotile containing textured decorative coatings
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19 July 2009

Summary of fibre concentrations in CLASP construction schools containing asbestos
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6 August 2009

Investigation of the chrysotile fibres in an asbestos cement sample
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21 July 2009

RR558 Taking risks with asbestos: What influences the behaviour of maintenance workers?
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21 July 2009

RR559 Cascading messages through others: The effect on awareness of, and compliance with the Duty to Manage Asbestos Regulations
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30 July 2009

HSL/2007/12 Summary of fibre concentrations in CLASP construction schools containing asbestos
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9 July 2009

RR624 – Further measurements of fibre concentrations in CLASP construction buildings
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3 July 2009

Scientific publications on mesothelioma by HSE’s Statistics Branch

1. Hodgson JT, McElvenny DM, Darnton AJ, Price MJ, Peto J. (2005). The expected burden of mesothelioma mortality in Great Britain from 2002 to 2050. British Journal of Cancer; 92(3): 587-593.

2. McElvenny DM, Darnton AJ, Price MJ, Hodgson JT. (2005). Mesothelioma mortality in Great Britain from 1968 to 2001. Occupational Medicine; 55(2): 79-87.

3. Hodgson JT, Darnton A (2000). The quantitative risks of mesothelioma and lung cancer in relation to asbestos exposure. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 44(8): 565-601.

4. Hutchings S, Jones J, Hodgson J (1995). Asbestos-related diseases. In: Drever F (ed). Occupational Health: Decennial Supplement. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office: 127-152.

5. Hodgson JT, Peto J, Jones JR, Matthews FE (1997). Mesothelioma mortality in Great Britain: patterns by birth cohort and occupation. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 41(suppl1): 129-133.

6. Peto J, Hodgson JT, Matthews FE, Jones JR (1995). Continuing increase in mesothelioma mortality in Britain. Lancet 345(8949): 535-9.
7. Jones RD, Smith DM, Thomas PG (1988). Mesothelioma in Great Britain in 1968-1983. Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment & Health 14(3): 145-52.

8. Greenberg M, Lloyd Davies TA (1974). Mesothelioma register 1967-68. British Journal of Industrial Medicine 31(2): 91-104.