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24Feb94 UK: ASBESTOS EXPERT DEMANDS STUDY.

Worries about the numbers of younger construction workers who contract asbestos-related disease could lead to a new study.Leading asbestos expert, epidemiologist Professor Julian Peto, wants the study to look at the work history of sufferers.And employment minister Ann Widdecombe told the Commons this week: 'Such people could have had significant exposure to asbestos because of its widespread use in construction in the 1960s and 1970s.'Much of that asbestos is still in place, and Prof ...

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