BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 02 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1132
  1. Jeremy Beach

    Naval gunners were, apparently, issued with asbestos lined masks to protect them from any blow back. Is mesothelioma a recognised occupational hazard of naval gunnery?

    Antiflash clothing including hoods or masks has been issued to naval gunners over many years and did contain asbestos. The majority …

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