Dr Who set builder exposed to asbestos

6 October 2021

Richard Evans worked for the BBC between 1965 and 1988 as a set builder, including for shows such as Dr Who, The Lotus Eaters and Hard Times.

BBC Symphony Orchestra musician contracted cancer from asbestos

26 July 2021

Cancer caused by asbestos is traditionally associated with people who worked in heavy industry. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that the presence of the substance in buildings, such as schools and hospitals, has shortened the lives of the people who worked there.

Analysts’ guide to asbestos updated

21 May 2021

The authoritative source of asbestos analytical procedures within Great Britain has been updated to take account of legal changes, findings from Health and Safety Executive (HSE) interventions and developments in analytical procedures and methodology.