The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a campaign to remind people working in construction to manage the risks associated with asbestos. 

Despite the substance being banned in the building industry since 1999, figures show that 5,000 people a year still die from asbestos-related diseases.

It didn’t disappear when it was banned in the UK and asbestos remains in millions of homes and buildings, the HSE has pointed out.

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