Recognized very early on for its insulating qualities, asbestos was used in the 1920s in shipyards, automotive equipment and construction. The significant profitability of this material earned it the nickname white gold. To protect their profits and employment, many companies have killed their employees for its dangerousness for several decades.années.
Today, asbestos sufferers number in the thousands. At the heart of this lie, Eternit, producer of fiber cement. Why are there more than 1,500 victims among the employees of this company, of which around 400 have died Who lied Why is the toll so heavyurd ?
Brigitte Chevet and Richard Volante went to meet the employees of the seven French factories of this company.