It Was A COVER UP! The Sad Legacy of NELLIE KERSHAW (1924) / Turner Brothers Asbestos


Nellie Kershaw, an English textile worker born around 1891, holds a significant place in medical history as the first documented case of pulmonary asbestosis, a disease associated with occupational asbestos exposure.

In this video, we are delving into Kershaw’s life, her tragic struggle with illness and subsequent death, the legal battles against her employers, and the pivotal role she played in shaping the regulations for the asbestos industry.

BUT, was there a ‘cover-up’ at Turner Brothers Asbestos? And did they know the true facts about asbestos and the harm it causes?

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