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Dorset builder fined for failure to undertake asbestos survey prior to demolition

Stuart Pearson, a self-employed builder from Verwood, Dorset has been fined for demolishing a building without first carrying out an asbestos survey. He was prosecuted by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) at Guildford Magistrates’ Court for breaching the Control of Asbestos Regulations between 20 April and 1 May 2011. The Court heard that Mr. Pearson […]

Read the full article | Published May 02, 2012

Failure to identify asbestos put workers at risk

PHH Environmental (UK) Ltd was hired to perform an asbestos survey on the soon to be demolished Old Castle Cinema in Merthyr Tydfil between 15th and 25th January 2010. Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates Court heard that PHH’s client relied on this survey to help its demolition company plan the work. But once demolition was underway, workers […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2012

Company fined for failing to manage asbestos at Tyneside site

Exova (UK) Limited (of Midlothian) was fined £36,000 plus £8000 costs after it pleaded guilty to three breaches of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006. The laboratory testing firm has been prosecuted after putting workers at its Tyneside premises at risk of exposure to asbestos. Newcastle magistrates court heard how the companies own asbestos testing […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2012

Armco Celebrate Launch of New Survey Site

Asbestos Training E-learning will be added to our new website. You will now be able to take an asbestos awareness training course online. We are happy to announce the launch of our new and improved Asbestos Survey web site. The site details the products and services that we offer along with our contact details and […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2012

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