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Supreme Court ruling paves way for thousands of new claims

A landmark victory in the Supreme Court means families of workers who died of asbestos-related cancer can claim on policies dating back to the 1940s. A legal challenge on behalf of the family of Charles O’Farrell, a retired member who died of asbestos cancer mesothelioma aged 81 in 2003, was successful and sets a precedent […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 30, 2012

Cheap Asbestos Awareness and Works with Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing Materials Training – Thursday, 5th April 2012

Armco has arranged their next Asbestos Awareness and Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing Materials training session to be held on Thursday, 5th April at Bury Business Centre, Kay Street, Bury, BL9 6BU. The ½ day Asbestos Awareness Training covers: the history of asbestos; the properties of asbestos and its effects on health; the types, uses […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2012

Asbestos Awareness and Works with Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing Materials – Thursday, 5th April 2012

Calling all Demolition workers; Carpenters and Joiners; Plumbers; Roofing contractors; Painters and decorators; Plasterers; Construction workers; Fire and burglar alarm installers; Shop fitters; Gas fitters; Computer installers; General maintenance staff e.g. caretakers; Telecommunications engineers; Building surveyors; Cable layers; Electricians; and Heating and Ventilation Engineers. Armco has arranged their next Asbestos Awareness and Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 16, 2012

Failure to Identify Asbestos puts Demolition Workers at Risk

A Cardiff company has been ordered to pay a total of £8, 000 after failing to identify the presence of asbestos which resulted in putting the health of demolition workers at risk. Between 15 and 25 January 2010, PHH Environmental (UK) Ltd was commissioned to produce an asbestos survey on the soon to be demolished […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 13, 2012

Need Asbestos Awareness training in a hurry? We are holding a session in Bury, Greater Manchester on Friday, 9th March 2012

Calling all Demolition Workers; Carpenters and Joiners; Plumbers; Roofing Contractors; Painters and Decorators; Plasterers; Construction workers; Fire and Burglar Alarm installers; Shop fitters; Gas fitters; Computer installers; General Maintenance Staff e.g. Caretakers; Telecommunications Engineers; Building Surveyors; Cable Layers; Electricians and; Heating and Ventilation Engineers. Armco has arranged their next Asbestos Awareness and Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 05, 2012

HSE issues response to EU’s ruling concerning protection of workers

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a response detailing the results of the extensive public consultation undertaken concerning the proposals for revised Control of Asbestos Regulations, which would widen the scope of requirements in order to further protect of workers from asbestos. The European Commission (EC) ruled that the omission of two terms […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 02, 2012
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