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Asbestos removed improperly from Gloucestershire primary school

Company fined after asbestos removed improperly from primary school The HSE have successfully prosecuted a company who carried out refurbishment at a primary school and had asbestos removed improperly. R F Gardiner Limited did not have a licence for the asbestos removal they carried out in October 2016. As such, they put pupils, teachers, staff, […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 06, 2018

Unlicensed asbestos disposal by Alsager contractors

Company directors of Alsager contractors will be prosecuted for unlicensed asbestos disposal Three company directors are to be prosecuted in May following a two year investigation which saw them accused of unlicensed asbestos removal. The Health and Safety Executive and Environmental Agency initiated the investigation in 2011 into Alsager Contractors Ltd. The investigation ran until […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 03, 2018

Asbestos safety failings by Merseyside Property firm

Merseyside Property Management company fined for asbestos safety failings A property management company in Merseyside have received a fine totaling £14,000 for asbestos safety failings. They exposed workers and members of the public unnecessarily to asbestos. The HSE discovered that conditions at a derelict warehouse in Bootle had fallen well below standards. As a result, they […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Woman contracted asbestos cancer mesothelioma from washing husband’s work clothes

Husband receives payout after wife dies from asbestos cancer mesothelioma A man whose wife died from the asbestos cancer mesothelioma has received a large payout following her death. The 83 year old claims his wife died as a direct result of having washed his work clothes over many years that were riddled with asbestos. Leonard […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Former Engineer suffering with asbestos related cancer is compensated

Man diagnosed with asbestos related cancer secures legal settlement A man from Yorkshire has secured a legal settlement against his former employers after he was diagnosed with an asbestos related cancer. Mr James Casey, aged 63, of Halifax in West Yorkshire worked as a gas engineer for North Eastern Gas Board between 1969 and 1980. After […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 22, 2018

Daughter of former Fife Councillor demands better care for Asbestos Victims

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Asbestos victims need better care says Scottish MP Claire Baker, a Fife Labour MSP says that asbestos victims should be better cared for. She was speaking out following the death of her father one year ago. Her father died from exposure to asbestos. Mrs Baker has recently joined the […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 12, 2018

Train maintenance worker receives asbestosis diagnosis

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Asbestos disease diagnosis for former Bolton train worker Jeffrey Smith aged 71, who worked as a train maintenance worker at the Horwich Loco Works in Bolton, was diagnosed with an asbestos disease in December 2016. He worked at the site from 1962-1972 as an apprentice fitter and turner for British […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 05, 2018

Derelict school granted thousands to remove asbestos

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Derelict school granted thousands to remove asbestos A derelict school in Nottingham is set to receive hundreds of thousands of pounds to remove asbestos from it’s buildings. Elms Primary school in St Ann’s was built in the 1940’s and closed it’s doors in August 2008. Nottingham City Council contracted a firm to remove […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 05, 2018

Manufacturing company and contractor fined following exposure to asbestos

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Exposure to asbestos – Companies fined As reported by the HSE, two different companies were recently prosecuted in court after they failed to prevent workers from the risk of exposure to asbestos. Mr Frank Allan of the company known as Jet Blast and Maintenance, was employed by the Carter […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2018

Licensed asbestos contractor new handover form

Article Updated On September 16, 2019 New asbestos regulations 2018 As of 15th February 2018, new asbestos regulations have come into force whereby any licensed asbestos removal contractors should complete a new ‘Handover Form’ on completion of the cleaning of an asbestos enclosure or work area. This form should then be given to the asbestos […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 20, 2018
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