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DIY SOS take no risks with Asbestos

Article Updated On December 12, 2017DIY 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. The […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 31, 2017

Storage Heaters That Contain Asbestos

Article Updated On July 10, 2019Storage 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 asbestos […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 17, 2017

Grenfell Tower disaster reveals flats contained deadly asbestos

Article Updated On December 12, 2017Grenfell 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 particles […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 27, 2017

National Recall of childrens quad bikes that could contain asbestos

Article Updated On December 12, 2017National 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 quad […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 21, 2017

Cornish waste disposal owner fined for storing hazardous asbestos

Article Updated On December 14, 2017Cornish 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 was […]

Read the full article | Published May 02, 2017

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, 2019Budget 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 survey […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 18, 2017

Government issues new asbestos guidance for schools

Article Updated On December 14, 2017Government 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Compensation paid to family of man who died from asbestos

Article Updated On December 14, 2017Asbestos 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. Following […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Family of Chelmsford man who died of asbestos exposure seek answers

Article Updated On December 14, 2017Family 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017
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