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Pupils return to school in Ipswich after asbestos closure Broke Hall Primary School in Ipswich, Suffolk, closed for one week at the start of the autumn term due to asbestos being discovered on the premises. Builders working at the school disturbed the asbestos whilst they were working in the school library. The school temporarily closed […]Read the full article | Published Sep 29, 2016
World’s biggest asbestos factory tried to cover up asbestos dangers Bosses at Turner and Newall, the world’s biggest asbestos factory based in Rochdale, reportedly spied on journalists and environmental campaigners after they highlighted the dangers of asbestos fibers to the public. They then launched a campaign against them, accusing them of being communists. They monitored […]Read the full article | Published Sep 28, 2016
Hidden asbestos in homes causes risk of lung disease Geoffrey Newton, aged 81, formerly a leading orthopaedic Surgeon from Burton-on-Trent, died in May 2012 after developing Mesothelioma, a cancer of the lungs caused by exposure to asbestos. Geoffrey was a very keen DIY enthusiast and spent years doing things around the home. He had even […]Read the full article | Published Sep 20, 2016
Asbestos roofs across the Netherlands to be removed by 2024 Asbestos was banned in the Netherlands 22 years ago, but the clean up operation is still in full force with asbestos roofs across the Netherlands to be removed by 2024. All exterior slate roofing and corrugated sheets are to be removed. The government are helping to […]Read the full article | Published Sep 20, 2016
Gas Engineer prosecuted for unsafe asbestos removal at tenants home Brian Hockin was removing potentially dangerous asbestos material during a gas boiler replacement at a residential property in Wrafton when he disturbed asbestos insulation. The tenants raised their concerns with Hockin, but he continued to remove the material and stored it at his yard. The […]Read the full article | Published Sep 13, 2016
Food firm fined after asbestos failing Food firm, Mizkhan Euro Ltd, have been fined following asbestos being disturbed during building work they had instructed. An investigation carried out by the Health and Safety Executive found that Mizkhan Euro Ltd were undertaking a project to remove tanks from a factory, which involved the demolition of an […]Read the full article | Published Sep 13, 2016
Bolton Nightclub owners breached asbestos health and safety The case against the Bolton nightclub owners who breached health and safety in regards to asbestos has been adjourned until next month. The nightclub formerly known as J2 in Mawdsley Street, Bolton, reopened last summer after an extensive refurbishment programme, and the name was changed to ‘Level’. The company […]Read the full article | Published Sep 12, 2016