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Fleetwood caterer’s family to make claim against County Council for asbestos exposure

The family of a school caterer who died from an industrial disease is preparing to make a claim against Lancashire County Council. An inquest heard Joyce Woodward, 80, of Mowbray Road, Fleetwood, died after being exposed to asbestos during her 40-year career working in schools in the area. Her daughter, Sue Partington, 56, from Thornton […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 10, 2012

Cheltenham contractor and retailer prosecuted for asbestos exposure

A Cheltenham contractor and a retailer have been found guilty and fined after a construction worker was exposed to asbestos during a refurbishment project on a retail shop in Cheltenham. Simon Cooper was engaged by Hutchinson Hi Fi and Vision Ltd in February 2010 to refurbish an empty shop unit on Cheltenham High Street. Mr. […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 05, 2012

Sussex estate agent fined for the spread of asbestos

Brian Marshall, the Director of Supply on Demand estate agents, has been fined after failing to manage the spread of asbestos during the demolition of a building. Brighton Magistrates Court heard that Mr Marshall instructed a worker to dismantle a building at Bluebell Business Estate, Uckfield, with an excavator. Contrary to the asbestos regulation, no […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 29, 2012

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