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Claire’s accused of using asbestos in makeup

Claire’s accused of using asbestos in makeup A popular high street store has come under fire after a woman in the USA accused them of using asbestos in makeup products they sell. Kristi Warner’s daughter had been given a glitter makeup set as a gift, purchased from Claire’s. Ms Warner works for a law firm […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 23, 2018

Asbestos in UK schools

Asbestos is still a hidden danger in UK schools There’s a legal requirement to manage asbestos to ensure people’s safety, but what is being done about asbestos still present in our UK schools? It is a topic that Paul Beaumont, CEO of the Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP) is keen to address. IATP wrote an […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 23, 2017

Old fridges riddled with asbestos dumped outside gym in Wales

Old fridges riddled with asbestos dumped outside gym in Wales Asbestos removers have been called in after two fridges containing sheets of asbestos had been dumped outside a boxing gym in Wales. The gym is very popular with children and has up to 25 children visiting daily. Fridges and building materials were discovered last Sunday […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

Co-Founder of games company dies of mesothelioma

Co-Founder of games company dies of mesothelioma Co-founder of games company dies of mesothelioma – James Cove, who was one of the co-founders of Gamesman had been battling for 3 years with mesothelioma and has died at the age of 45. Gamesman, who are specialists in gaming machine solutions, known worldwide, released a statement following Mr […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

Waste removal contractor sentenced after removing asbestos without licence

Waste 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. Gibson traded as All-gone waste […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 08, 2017

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

Asbestos 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 statement from his family was […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 06, 2017

Oxford University Keeper died from asbestos poisoning

Oxford University Keeper of books may have died from asbestos poisoning 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. It is thought that he could have inhaled […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 30, 2017

Mesothelioma in women

More help needed for women who develop mesothelioma Asbestos campaigners say more help is needed for women who develop asbestos related cancers such as mesothelioma. 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 developing […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 18, 2017

Contamination Expo series 2017 at the ExCel London

Contamination 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 raise awareness when it comes […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 09, 2017

International Asbestos Study Day 2017 held in Manchester

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 attendance were experts and campaigners from […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2017

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