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Stonemason struck down by silica dust at school

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder   A private school in Clitheroe has been fined £100,000 after one of its stonemasons developed a potentially fatal lung disease. The 55-year-old from West Derby, near Liverpool, who has asked not to be named, was employed by Stonyhurst College for almost 12 years where he was exposed to high levels of silica dust. He was diagnosed with silicosis, directly related to silica dust exposure, in July 2011 – four months before being made redundant [...]