File 1 - 'Z files', 1998-2005

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GB 249 OEDA/C/1/3/1


'Z files', 1998-2005


  • 1998-2005 (Creation)

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21 folders
Paper including 1 colour photograph

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From a series of 5 lever arch files inscribed 'New system | Z1-100 | 16-6-98 | AUG ‘98', 'Z files | 101-220', 'Z-file | 221-360', 'Z file | 361-480' and 'Z-files | 481-555 | Also cases referred to others for info'

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Correspondence (including telephone memoranda) and papers re enquiries from individuals affected by asbestos ('Z-files' No 1-555). In reverse chronological order. Includes

  • instructions on new OEDA office procedures for processing 'First reports' to 'Z-cases'
  • printout of listing Z4 to Z292, dated March 1999
  • colour photograph of asbestos victim at Z264

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Restricted in compliance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 1998.

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  • English



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