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Widow takes action against Tesco following husbands death from Asbestos

Article Updated On March 2, 2017 Widow takes action against Tesco following husbands death from Asbestos The widow of a man who worked for Tesco during the 1970’s and 80’s is taking legal action against them following his death. David Priest worked for Tesco as a Manager throughout the West Midlands area, working in different stores. […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 02, 2017

Smoking is not the only cause of lung cancer

Article Updated On February 21, 2017 Smoking is not the only cause of lung cancer People with lung cancer often presume that their illness is caused by smoking, but experts are warning that exposure to asbestos is another likely cause. While they are correct in thinking that smoking has contributed to their lung cancer, if […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2017

The thirty three year old mum dying from asbestos disease

Article Updated On February 7, 2017 The thirty three year old mum dying from asbestos disease Kirsty List, aged 33, from Exwick in Exeter, is dying from an asbestos related disease. Doctors have informed her that she most likely will not live until Christmas this year. It is unclear how she has developed the illness, […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 07, 2017

Supervisor receives fine for exposing workers to asbestos

Article Updated On February 1, 2017 Supervisor 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 01, 2017

Woman dies after years of washing clothes riddled with asbestos

Article Updated On January 31, 2017 Woman 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 31, 2017

Asbestos Analyst fined after falsifying asbestos clearance certificate

Article Updated On January 24, 2017 Asbestos 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 23, 2017

Asbestos found in church organ means church closure over Christmas

Article Updated On December 21, 2016 Asbestos 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 21, 2016

Stoke Council taking five weeks to check homes for asbestos

Article Updated On December 21, 2016 Stoke 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 21, 2016

Congratulations to Armco Asbestos team member on P405 qualification

Article Updated On December 7, 2016 Congratulations 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 07, 2016

More than 5000 Northern Ireland homes could contain asbestos

Article Updated On December 7, 2016 More 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, […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 07, 2016
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