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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
Asbestos removal firm and two managers gained asbestos licence unlawfully Last week, on 12th March 2018, a local asbestos removal company were prosecuted for forging medical and asbestos training certificates in order to obtain an asbestos removal licence from the HSE. Excavation and Contracting (UK) Ltd forged the certificates for their asbestos removal operatives. The […]Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018
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
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
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 Brothers Ltd of Rochdale to clean […]Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2018