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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)’s website is offering a free download of their leaflet entitled ‘Managing Asbestos in Building’ aimed at people who own, manage or have responsibilities for buildings which may contain asbestos. This includes all non-domestic buildings, whatever the type of business, and the common areas of domestic buildings, e.g. halls, stairwells, […]
A Cheltenham demolition company has been prosecuted after exposing its own workers to dangerous asbestos fibres and illegally removing asbestos waste from a property in Gloucester. DA Environmental Services Ltd were prosecuted by the Health and Safety (HSE) at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court on 5th November 2012 for breaching three regulations relating to asbestos removal. The […]
Toxic asbestos was found dumped in a GP’s car park putting both patients and doctors at risk. The asbestos was dumped after dark on Friday, 23rd October 2012 at Rowans Surgery on Windermere Road in Streatham, London. The GP Surgery was charged more than £1000 to get a specialist asbestos removal firm to remove the […]
An appeal has been launched to help trace those responsible for dumping asbestos waste on No Man’s Lane in Dale Abbey in the Erewash District of Derbyshire. The waste was discovered on the morning of Thursday, October 25, by Erewash Borough Council street cleaners. The council’s neighbourhood wardens were called to the scene and have […]