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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

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

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 are very strong in composition.   […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 05, 2017

DIY SOS take no risks with Asbestos

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. The asbestos Surveyors chosen to do […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 31, 2017

Family of Chelmsford man who died of asbestos exposure seek answers

Family 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 began to complain of shortness […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Diseases that are caused by exposure to asbestos

Diseases that are caused by exposure to asbestos In this article, we highlight the diseases that are caused by exposure to asbestos. You will no doubt have heard of the more common diseases such as mesothelioma and lung cancer.  But you may not be aware that asbestos causes other forms of cancer and benign conditions. […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 21, 2016

IRA bomb Manchester Asbestos fears

IRA bomb Manchester Asbestos fears New fears have emerged after people working at the time of the IRA bomb Manchester in 1996 have gone on to develop asbestos-related cancer. It is believed they inhaled dust containing asbestos in the weeks following the bomb blast while taking part in the huge clean up. The bombing took place […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 11, 2016

9 Items you didn’t realise contain asbestos

9 items you didn’t realise contain asbestos By now, most of us will know about the dangers of asbestos and there being a high chance of it existing in older buildings, especially in ceiling materials and floor tiles, but what you may not realise is that many everyday and household items that you thought were […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 06, 2016

Asbestos in schools is still a danger to children

Asbestos in schools is still a danger to children say experts Asbestos in schools is still prevalent and Annabel Freyberg died as a result of this being a mesothelioma victim. This terrible asbestos related disease is more commonly associated with dockyard and construction industry workers. It is caused when small asbestos fibers from certain building […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 22, 2016
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