Asbestos is a global killer

We know Australia has been devastated by the deadly impact of asbestos – lives lost, communities contaminated and ongoing fear of further exposure.

The latest statistics emerging from the United Kingdom attribute 2,538 deaths from mesothelioma were due to past asbestos exposures in 2013 alone. To put this in perspective, this is close to seven people per day dying from mesothelioma.

To read the full statistical analysis and view the data relating to asbestos in the United Kingdom, visit: