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Secretary of State supports launch of HSE ‘Asbestos the Hidden Killer’ campaign

Figures issued by the HSE today revealed that every week 20 tradesmen die from asbestos-related diseases, and this number is set to increase.Secretary of State for Scotland Jim Murphy has given his support to help highlight the importance of the Health and Safety Executive’s Asbestos: The Hidden Killer campaign which is running throughout October and November and aims to reduce the rising death rate by educating today’s tradesmen about the danger that asbestos presents to them.

Read the press release: Secretary of State supports hidden killer campaign launch