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Mesothelioma a Concern for Workers Who Completed Repairs on Scientology Cruise Ship

Title: Mesothelioma a Concern for Workers Who Completed Repairs on Scientology Cruise Ship
Date: Wednesday, 3 September 2008
Publisher: Asbestos.com (Florida)
Main source: news.asbestos.com

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New reports about Freewinds, the Scientology-owned cruise ship, suggest more people than previously recorded may have been exposed to crocidolite asbestos over the last few years. Crocidolite asbestos is one of the most toxic forms of asbestos, and is known to cause several types of asbestos cancer. Initial reports of asbestos problems surfaced in April. However, a recent statement from the vessel’s captain has indicated there may have been previous incidents where asbestos was released through the ship’s onboard ventilation system. ... [Read the rest at news.asbestos.com]