An industrial disease claim is set to be launched by a widow whose husband died due to an asbestos-related illness.
Roger Horsfield passed away in October 2010 at the age of 65 and the inquest into his death revealed that he had come into contact with the lethal substance during his career as a plumber, the Sheffield Star reports.
Consequently, his wife Christine has appealed to people who may have worked alongside him while he operated for organisations such as the Sheffield Corporation Public Works Department, Eric C Flower and Foster Wheeler to come forward.
Mrs Horsfield is hopeful that ex-colleagues may have vital information regarding where her husband was subjected to asbestos - evidence which could then form the basis of an industrial disease claim.
"Nothing can bring him back to us, but we just want to get to the bottom of where he was exposed to asbestos," she told the news source.
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Posted by Chris Stevenson