ANY QUESTIONSBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7065.1132 (Published 02 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1132
- 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 …