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International Asbestos Study Day 2017 held in Manchester

Article Updated On December 12, 2017 International 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 […]

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, 2017 The 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 21, 2017

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

Article Updated On December 12, 2017 The 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 05, 2017

Asbestos Company fined for unsafe Asbestos Removal

Article Updated On December 12, 2017 Asbestos 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 21, 2017

Two companies fined over asbestos failures

Article Updated On October 24, 2018 Two 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 07, 2017

DIY SOS take no risks with Asbestos

Article Updated On December 12, 2017 DIY Asbestos The BBC have confirmed that the team behind their popular TV show DIY SOS take no risks with Asbestos. Infact, they take the matter of asbestos very seriously indeed. No work commences on a building until asbestos Surveyors have visited the site and conducted an extensive asbestos survey. […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 31, 2017

Storage Heaters That Contain Asbestos

Article Updated On August 21, 2019 Storage Heaters That Contain Asbestos We are often asked about storage heaters that contain asbestos ie which storage heaters inparticular and their model numbers. A lot of the older type models will most certainly contain asbestos, as it was widely used because of it’s fire retardant properties. However, Insulation materials using […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 17, 2017

Grenfell Tower disaster reveals flats contained deadly asbestos

Article Updated On December 12, 2017 Grenfell Tower disaster reveals flats contained deadly asbestos Highlighting the importance of an Asbestos Management Plan. Health Officials have revealed that all 120 flats within the Grenfell Tower block are thought to have contained high levels of asbestos.  As a result of the fire, it is feared that asbestos […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 27, 2017

National Recall of childrens quad bikes that could contain asbestos

Article Updated On December 12, 2017 National Recall of childrens quad bikes that could contain asbestos This is another case of asbestos products damaging public health. In Australia, there has been a national recall of childrens quad bikes that could contain asbestos. The bikes are made by the company Polaris. It is the Polaris youth […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 21, 2017

Cornish waste disposal owner fined for storing hazardous asbestos

Article Updated On December 14, 2017 Cornish waste disposal owner fined for storing hazardous asbestos A Cornish waste disposal business owner has been ordered to pay almost £80,000 in fines and court costs over hazardous asbestos. He was prosecuted for storing and treating illegal waste, including asbestos, at the site near Penzance, Cornwall. Also prosecuted […]

Read the full article | Published May 02, 2017
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