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Brian Marshall, the Director of Supply on Demand estate agents, has been fined after failing to manage the spread of asbestos during the demolition of a building. Brighton Magistrates Court heard that Mr Marshall instructed a worker to dismantle a building at Bluebell Business Estate, Uckfield, with an excavator. Contrary to the asbestos regulation, no […]
A total of three defendants were found guilty by Exeter magistrates for breaching The Control of Asbestos Regulation 2012 after workmen refurbishing a Dartmoor pub were exposed to asbestos. The incident happened at the Three Crowns pub in Chagford, Devon, in January 2010 when asbestos was discovered when the workmen were demolishing walls. The workmen […]
Armco Asbestos Consultants is a long established company that provides a variety of asbestos related services: consultancy and advice; sampling and surveying; training; and removals. All staff are fully qualified, time served and exhibit a friendly and professional manner. We are members of the British Occupational Hygiene Society and Construction Online and are an accredited […]
There have been various surveys regarding asbestos awareness which have been implemented across the UK recently. UKAS carried out a survey in 2011 under the guise of Accredited Asbestos Campaign by various professionals representing a wide range of business sizes and disciplines in the UK. Another survey was carried out by the British Lung Foundation […]
Christopher Turner, a terminally-ill joiner who says he was exposed to deadly asbestos while employed at Derbyshire County Council, is suing the authority for up to half a million pounds. Mr Turner, 53, was diagnosed with the deadly industrial lung disease mesothelioma in June last year and was given just six months to live. He […]