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Household items containing asbestos – you may not realise that many everyday products you thought were safe could still contain asbestos.
Read the full article | Published Aug 11, 2020
What types of ceilings have asbestos? We’re all familiar with Artex and textured coating ceilings that were prevalent in the 60’s, 70’s and early 80’s, many of which contained asbestos, but is an asbestos ceiling dangerous? Perhaps you have planned to do some decorating or renovations and you’re concerned about the old asbestos ceiling. Will […]
Read the full article | Published Nov 28, 2018
Former Barrow shipyard worker dies from mesothelioma aged 82 A woman has instructed specialist lawyers Irwin Mitchell to investigate the cause of her fathers death from asbestos. The post mortem concluded that the former shipyard worker died from asbestos related cancer, mesothelioma. John Michelbach, from Thornton-Cleveleys in Lancashire, had worked for Vickers Armstrong at their […]
Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2018
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
Firm sentenced for asbestos failures A home improvement company has been fined for the unsafe removal of asbestos material from a domestic property. Ace of Hearts Home Improvement Limited removed asbestos containing materials from a domestic property in St Albans in September 2015 The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that the company was not […]
Read the full article | Published Sep 12, 2016