Blog: Preparing for the next asbestos - silicosis and insurance

Asbestos warning

With the All Party Parliamentary Group for Respiratory Health’s call to arms for the reform of workplace exposure limits to silica dust, Jim Byard, insurance partner at Weightmans, explores the likely impact on the insurance industry, and how it can begin to prepare for what some are tipping to be ‘the next asbestos’.

Historical exposure to asbestos, commonly used in the 1960s and 1970s, is responsible for triggering mesothelioma – a rare and fatal cancer from which the current mortality rate has been 2500 deaths a

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