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Asbestos fears spark walk-out

October 25, 2007 PM in Local News

HUNDREDS of refused to work on a Teesside yesterday amid fears it had contaminated by asbestos.

Angry at the North Tees SABIC Basic Industries Corporation) on Seaton Carew Road in the car park in a mass walk-out their cabins and lockers be unsafe.

Today many of the contractors had still not returned to

Asbestos had been found by working in boiler areas a shutdown of the plant.

The men said at first they assured the dust on their was not asbestos and claim it was eight after an initial complaint any action was taken by the overhaul team to seal off the suspect

Tests later revealed the fibres were present on out of the four sets of overalls were tested.

The contractors they had been wearing the overalls for days and fear contamination may have taken in cabins, catering areas and rooms.

On Tuesday the Doosan Babcock and employees were sent early and told that all the would be decontaminated, but when returned to work yesterday had not even had their floors so they refused to enter the

Workers were told had been carried out in some and that there were asbestos fibres present they would find in carpets at home.

A spokesman for the told the Gazette: «»»»The men had fibres on their overalls they could have taking home with The men have deemed the site in their view.

«»»»We have asked for the room and canteen to be cleaned and for to be re-issued with personal equipment.»»»»?

Workers are also for any other areas that may asbestos to be identified.

«»»»There’s contamination everywhere. Nobody is about it,»»»»? said one

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People brush past other when they are changed to go home and they are the fibres home to their and grandchildren.

One member said: «»»»People’s comes before money. If have not got a safe site for us to on we are not going to stay here.»»»»?

One of the men who was to have asbestos on his overalls he was worried for his health.

«»»»It is not good, I am only young. I all the lads should get a medical.»»»»?

Perfitt, spokesman for SABIC, one of the leading manufacturers of chemicals, plastics and metals, said: recognise the concerns of some of the men and in to completely reassure them we are a thorough and stringent clean of the over the next few days.»»»»?

He said the management had agreed to let any men go home until the cabins been cleaned and inspected by representatives.

«»»»We hope all the men return to work by the weekend at the

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