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Waste removal contractor sentenced after removing asbestos without licence

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Waste removal contractor sentenced after removing asbestos without licence HSE Asbestos Removal Mark Gibson was contracted to remove asbestos from 2 different properties in Wales in September and November 2016. The HSE learnt that Mr Gibson did so without actually having a HSE asbestos removal license to remove harmful materials. […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 08, 2017

Man exposed to asbestos for just 2 days dies 39 years later of mesothelioma

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Asbestos Tile Testing Might have saved him…… A 60 year old man from Pattingham died on the 18th September this year from mesothelioma. Michael Davies was a retired social care manager and had helped to remove roof material containing asbestos back in 1978. At an inquest into Mr Davies’ death, a […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 06, 2017

Oxford University Keeper died from asbestos poisoning – Asbestos in Buildings

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Oxford University Keeper of books may have died from asbestos poisoning Asbestos in Buildings An Oxford University Keeper of books may have died from asbestos poisoning. A court has heard how Professor Dennis Shaw worked at the Bodleian Library in the early 1970’s whilst some major refurbishment works were taking place. […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 30, 2017

– Asbestos at Work – More help needed for female asbestos victims

Article Updated On March 22, 2018More help needed for female asbestos victims Asbestos at work  Asbestos campaigners say more help is needed for female asbestos victims. Women are being forgotten about as it’s usually men who become victims due to working in industries such as shipbuilding. But there are more and more women who are […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 18, 2017

Contamination Expo series 2017 at the ExCel London

Article Updated On December 12, 2017Contamination Expo series 2017 at the ExCel London Asbestos Contamination Armco Asbestos attended the annual Contamination Expo Series from 27th-28th September 2017 at the ExCel in London. It’s the 2nd year in succession that we have attended to support IATP (Independent Asbestos Training Providers). We think it’s hugely important to […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 09, 2017

International Asbestos Study Day 2017 held in Manchester

Article Updated On December 12, 2017International Asbestos Study Day 2017 held in Manchester How to identify asbestos On 5 August 2017, Graham Dring and his colleagues from the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group held an international asbestos study day. It was held in Manchester city centre at the Slater and Gordon offices. In attendance […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2017

Type 3 Asbestos: Veteran Officers battling 16 years on 9-11 terror attacks

Article Updated On December 12, 2017The Danger of Type 3 Asbestos Veteran Officers battling with illnesses 16 years after 9-11 terror attacks The terror attacks on the 11th September 2001 on the World Trade Centre in New York resulted in a total of 2,606 missing people. A team of 12 ex police officers, known as […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 21, 2017

The 10 things everyone should know about asbestos – Check for Asbestos

Article Updated On December 12, 2017The 10 things everyone should know about asbestos Check for asbestos 1.   Asbestos is actually a group of six different minerals that are found in the earth.  They have been widely used in the construction industry over many years because they are excellent at retaining heat (insulation) and are […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 05, 2017

Asbestos Company fined for unsafe Asbestos Removal

Article Updated On December 12, 2017Asbestos Company fined for unsafe Asbestos Removal A Wiltshire based asbestos company, Sarum Asbestos Ltd, have been fined after unsafe asbestos removal. At a court hearing, it was heard that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) had received a concern from an employee of a construction company on 8 March […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 21, 2017

Two companies fined over asbestos failures

Article Updated On October 24, 2018Two companies fined over asbestos failures Failure to conduct an asbestos survey could find you in hot water with the HSE if they can prove your asbestos failures in court. Two different companies within the construction industry have been prosecuted after carrying out unsafe asbestos work. Kingsley Asbestos Services Ltd, […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 07, 2017
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