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Supervisor receives fine for exposing workers to asbestos

Article Updated On February 1, 2017Supervisor receives fine for exposing workers to asbestos A supervisor receives fine for exposing workers to asbestos fibers whilst on a licensed asbestos removal job…….. Alan Burdett who worked for Asbestos Decontamination Services Limited of Erdington, Birmingham, admitted to the safety breach and was sentenced accordingly. The Health and Safety […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 01, 2017

Woman dies after years of washing clothes riddled with asbestos

Article Updated On January 31, 2017Woman dies after years of washing clothes riddled with asbestos Ann Siddons, from Lenham in Kent, died from mesothelioma cancer on January 10th 2017 aged 72. Ann had spent many years washing both her father’s and husband’s work overalls that were covered in asbestos dust particles. She was finally diagnosed […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 31, 2017

Asbestos Analyst fined after falsifying asbestos clearance certificate

Article Updated On January 24, 2017Asbestos Analyst fined after falsifying asbestos clearance certificate Asbestos Analyst fined after falsifying asbestos clearance certificate on a construction site in Manchester………. Barrie Lyons, an asbestos analyst of 29 years from Hertfordshire, was hired to conduct air testing and to carry out a final inspection of a site in the […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 23, 2017

Asbestos found in church organ means church closure over Christmas

Article Updated On December 21, 2016Asbestos found in church organ means church closure over Christmas St James’s Church, Swansea, will close over the Christmas period due to asbestos being found in the church organ. There was supposed to be a schedule of various Christmas services taking place, but these have all had to be cancelled […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 21, 2016

Stoke Council taking five weeks to check homes for asbestos

Article Updated On December 21, 2016Stoke Council taking five weeks to check homes for asbestos Stoke on Trent Council have employed specialist contractors to check empty homes for asbestos, but instead of the job taking just a couple of days it is taking five weeks! The reason, they say, is that there are delays in […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 21, 2016

Congratulations to Armco Asbestos team member on P405 qualification

Article Updated On December 7, 2016Congratulations to Armco Asbestos team member on P405 qualification We are very proud here at Armco Asbestos of one of our staff members, Amber Barrett, who recently studied and passed her P405 Qualification for Management of Asbestos in Buildings. Amber undertook the 4 day intensive asbestos training course back in […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 07, 2016

More than 5000 Northern Ireland homes could contain asbestos

Article Updated On December 7, 2016More than 5000 Northern Ireland homes could contain asbestos The NI Housing Executive has revealed that hundreds of homes in Northern Ireland have been found to contain asbestos, with 5000 more to be inspected. They are currently in the process of removing asbestos from the existing homes. Andy Allen, Ulster […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 07, 2016

Asbestos compensation claims total £10m due to asbestos in schools

Article Updated On December 6, 2016Asbestos compensation claims total £10m due to asbestos in schools Recent figures collated show that asbestos compensation claims are at an all time high. This is due to claims being made by people who have worked in schools and gone onto develop an asbestos related illness. Within the last 10 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 06, 2016

Top asbestos removal specialists complete enormous Docklands contract

Article Updated On November 23, 2016Top asbestos removal specialists complete enormous Docklands contract When it comes to demolishing buildings that contain asbestos, it is a huge and complex task, as all the asbestos must be removed before the building is demolished. This requires the skills of a specialist licensed asbestos removal contractor. This is the […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 23, 2016

Council seek costs from surveyors over asbestos report for nightclub

Article Updated On November 22, 2016Council seek costs from surveyors over asbestos report for nightclub Swansea Council are said to be seeking costs from the surveyors who carried out the original asbestos survey at the former Oceana nightclub on Kingsway. The asbestos survey was done before demolition works were due to start on site by […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 22, 2016
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