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13Jan94 USA: UNIONS CALL ON US GOVT TO CUT ASBESTOS USE.

Senior American union officials are calling on the US Government to minimise the use of asbestos following a report on the dangers of the material by a panel of experts.Robert Georgine, president of the American Federation of Labor, which represents four million workers, has called on the Government to 'reaffirm the importance of keeping exposures to asbestos as low as possible'.The report says the use of asbestos continues to be a threat to construction workers worldwide and warns ...

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