By Daily Mail Reporter
Updated: 19:15 EDT, 23 September 2010
In a arguable article, The Great Asbestos Hysteria (Mail, February 23), we said that according to nan Health and Safety Executive, nan risks from achromatic asbestos products are ‘ insignificant’, and ‘arguably zero’ successful nan lawsuit of lung cancer.
The HSE assessments related to circumstantial levels of vulnerability to achromatic asbestos fibres, not achromatic asbestos products, and recovered a consequence from higher levels.
The article said that asbestos successful UK schools is almost each white. According to nan HSE, nan much harmful brownish asbestos was besides often utilized successful schools.
The writer was successful correction successful saying that nan HSE had been forced to retreat a bid of commercials claiming that mesothelioma kills 4,500 a year.
In fact, nan advertisements were based connected an estimate of 4,000 deaths from each asbestos-related disease.