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Fly Tipper from Upminster is facing jail for dumping asbestos A fly-tipper from Upminster is facing jail for dumping asbestos waste on a street in Beckton, Newham. The 26 year old man, Stuart Beattie, has admitted to dumping 36 tonnes of contaminated waste on Eric Clarke Lane, in two separate areas. As a result of his fly […]
Budget hostel accommodation owners hit with large asbestos fine The Directors of Hatters Hostel Ltd in Manchester’s Northern Quarter have been fined after putting construction workers at risk over asbestos. They have been ordered to pay fines and court costs totaling over £44,000. An asbestos survey should have been carried out in the basement of […]
Government issues new asbestos guidance for schools A recent study has revealed that 1,060 schools in England are not safely managing the risks of asbestos or are not fully compliant with current legislation. As such, the Government have stepped in and have issued schools with new safety guidelines for them to implement and follow. The […]
Compensation paid to family of man who died from asbestos The family of a man who died from an asbestos-related cancer have been awarded a large sum of money in compensation. 76 year old Anthony Justice died in July 2015 after suffering with mesothelioma cancer. Following his death, his daughter, Debbie Smith, started a campaign […]
Family of Chelmsford man who died of asbestos exposure seek answers The family of a man from Chelmsford who died of an asbestos related cancer are seeking answers from his former employer. Norman Samuel Scarlett died in February of this year after falling ill in the autumn of 2016. He began to complain of shortness […]