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Man fined for asbestos fly tipping

Article Updated On August 7, 2018Asbestos fly tipping incident on the Wirral Shaun Anthony Lay, a 30 year old man from the Wirral, has been fined and issued with a community order for asbestos fly tipping. Residents of Thatto Heath witnessed Mr Lay dumping a large quantity of asbestos sheeting on the former Royal British […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 24, 2018

Asbestos in Kent schools

Article Updated On August 7, 2018325 schools in Kent contain asbestos Asbestos in Kent schools is causing a huge problem for the local authority. Kent council have had to fork out almost a quarter of a million pounds in asbestos exposure settlements over the last few years. In total, nine people have claimed against Kent […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 16, 2018

Primary school asbestos investigation

Article Updated On August 7, 2018Asbestos investigation ongoing in Saltash primary school An ongoing asbestos investigation is being carried out at a primary school in Saltash. For the last couple of months, there have been reports of asbestos being present at the school. The asbestos investigation commenced at Brunel Primary and Nursery Academy in April this […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 02, 2018

Hazards of working in asbestos talc mine in 1950s

Article Updated On April 16, 2019Larry Evans talks about his time working in asbestos talc mine New York Larry Evans started work at an asbestos talc mine, the Carbola Chemical Company in Natural Bridge, when he left school at the age of sixteen. Carbola Chemical Company mined talc and processed it on a site near […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 28, 2018

Asbestos containing materials – Company fined for failure to protect employees

Furniture manufacturer fined for poor condition of asbestos containing materials Aquapac Ltd, a furniture manufacturing company in Glasgow, have been fined by the HSE the sum of £6,000 for their failure to protect their employees from exposure to asbestos containing materials. The HSE inspected the business premises on 6 August 2014, where an inspector raised […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 19, 2018

Asbestos exposure fear as primary school is refurbed

Asbestos exposure fear grows amongst locals as primary school is renovated Local residents of a primary school in Chingford, Walltham Forest, are concerned for the safety of pupils and staff as building works take place and asbestos exposure fear spreads throughout the community. Selwyn Primary School is having two of its Edwardian buildings demolished as […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 18, 2018

Lung cancer and Mesothelioma survival rates

Article Updated On April 16, 2019Lung cancer and Mesothelioma survival rates – what you need to know When a patient is diagnosed with lung cancer or mesothelioma, it can feel overwhelming and they will no doubt have lots of questions that need answering, such as ‘what are the mesothelioma survival rates?’ It’s one of the […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 11, 2018

Asbestos dumped on road

Residents of Southampton street up in arms after asbestos dumped on road A neighbourhood in Southampton are said to be furious after asbestos dumped on road in the area was discovered on an abandoned truck. The truck was abandoned on Peach Road in Coxford roughly six weeks ago. Residents 1st reported the abandoned truck more […]

Read the full article | Published May 29, 2018

Asbestos dumped near children’s playground by truck driver

Article Updated On May 29, 2018Asbestos illegal dumping – truck driver caught dumping asbestos waste at playground Yet another case of asbestos illegal dumping has occurred, this time over in Australia. A truck driver was caught on camera dumping the asbestos waste at a children’s playground. The incident occurred last Thursday evening just before 10pm […]

Read the full article | Published May 21, 2018

Asbestos trial starts in Australia against notorious asbestos company

Landmark asbestos trial taking place in Brisbane An asbestos trial has commenced in Brisbane Australia this morning, against the asbestos company, James Hardie. The company are notorious in Australia having been accused of killing thousands already. Maurice Blackburn Lawyers are leading the landmark case, which is the first of its kind to go to trial […]

Read the full article | Published May 08, 2018
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