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Asbestosis

Deaths from asbestosis (a form of pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibres) continue to increase in Great Britain, a legacy of heavy exposures to asbestos in the past.

The latest information shows:

Asbestosis deaths and disablement benefit cases 1978-2014

Asbestosis deaths and disablement benefit cases 1978-2011

Updated 2015-09-25