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Fly Tipper from Upminster is facing jail for dumping asbestos

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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 19, 2017

Budget hostel accommodation owners hit with large asbestos fine

Article Updated On January 14, 2019 Budget hostel accommodation owners hit with large asbestos fine The Directors of Hatters Hostel Ltd in Manchester’s Northern Quarter have received an asbestos fine after putting construction workers at risk over asbestos. They have been ordered to pay an asbestos fine and court costs totaling over £44,000. An asbestos […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 18, 2017

Government issues new asbestos guidance for schools

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Compensation paid to family of man who died from asbestos

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 Asbestos Compensation paid to family of man who died from asbestos Topic: Asbestos Exposure 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. […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Family of Chelmsford man who died of asbestos exposure seek answers

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 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. […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Scotland council fined for ignoring asbestos warnings

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 Scotland council fined for ignoring asbestos warnings Asbestos Sampling Stirling council have been fined the sum of £10,500 for repeatedly ignoring safety warnings regarding asbestos in their headquarters building. Council chiefs had known about the asbestos in the basement of the Old Viewforth building for over 9 years. Yet […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2017

Bedfordshire contractor fined after failing to carry out asbestos assessment

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 Bedfordshire contractor fined after failing to carry out asbestos assessment A contractor from Bedfordshire has received a fine following a demolition job on a building he was responsible for, failing to carryout asbestos assessments. He was fined for failing to carry out an asbestos assessment of the removal work. Anthony […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 20, 2017

UK Governments compensation scheme for Mesothelioma cancer sufferers

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 UK Governments compensation scheme for Mesothelioma cancer sufferers Official figures show that over £84 million has been awarded in compensation to sufferers of the asbestos related disease, Mesothelioma, and their families. This is due to a government scheme that was introduced in April 2014. The scheme is known as […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 14, 2017

Protect your workers from Asbestos

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 Protect your workers from Asbestos Being exposed to asbestos as a construction worker is a huge concern, as unlike gaining an injury on site, with asbestos, it takes many years for any physical symptoms of the illness to show. There are an increasing number of people being affected by […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 07, 2017

Asbestos is still a hidden killer

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 Asbestos is still a hidden killer Asbestos is known as the silent killer and can still be found in our homes, workplaces, schools, public buildings and commercial properties across the UK. Approximately 5000 people die every year in the UK from an asbestos related disease. This figure is higher […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 27, 2017
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