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Council to remove asbestos from development site in South Ribble

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Lancashire Council advertise for contractor to remove asbestos from Cuerden site The wheels are in motion for Lancashire County Council to remove asbestos from a development site in South Ribble. Asbestos sheeting was uncovered over the summer on the Cuerden development site, which is just off the M65/M6 interchange. It […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2018

Asbestos related lung cancer

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Asbestos related lung cancer deaths on a par with mesothelioma deaths After tobacco smoking, asbestos is up there as being one of the main causes of lung cancer, and asbestos related lung cancer death rates are now on a par with those of mesothelioma. Historically, it has been very difficult […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 05, 2018

What is asbestos made of

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Ever wondered what asbestos is made of? Asbestos is in the headlines a lot nowadays because of its association with deadly diseases such as mesothelioma, and we are often asked the question ‘what is asbestos made of?’ So to answer your question, we’ve decided to put this informative article […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 29, 2018

Diagnosis of mesothelioma for former builder secures him £260,000 compensation

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Man who worked as contracts manager wins compensation following diagnosis of mesothelioma A man who received a diagnosis of mesothelioma after he became ill back in 2016 has won a claim for compensation. He worked as a Contracts Manager for a construction company and had to quit his job […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 23, 2018

Construction company prosecuted for non licensed asbestos work

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Company fined £250,000 for non licensed asbestos work on business centre A construction company based in Norwich have been taken to court and prosecuted for carrying out non licensed asbestos work. Y Construction Ltd were fined £250,000 following an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive. The company first […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 17, 2018

Asbestos discovery delays building work on Southend health centre

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Work on St Lukes Surgery Southend suspended due to asbestos discovery An asbestos discovery and worries over dust and noise exposure have caused work on a new health centre in Southend to be suspended. Building works have been taking place to create a new integrated care facility called Cumberlege Intermediate […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 16, 2018

Mesothelioma fluid in lungs kills retired office worker

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Daughter appeals for help from mum’s ex colleagues as she dies from mesothelioma fluid in lungs A build up of mesothelioma fluid in lungs caused the death of a retired office worker from East Yorkshire. Now the dead woman’s daughter, Renée Raper, is appealing for help in order to claim […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 01, 2018

Directors breach prohibition notice exposing workers to asbestos

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Alsager Contractors Ltd prosecuted for exposing workers to asbestos Three directors of a now liquidated waste management company have been prosecuted for potentially exposing workers to asbestos. George Talbot and his sons, Anthony and Stephen, directors of Alsager Contractors Ltd, were sentenced following a joint two year investigation. The […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 17, 2018

Asbestos clean up at 2 Monmouthshire schools could cost council £350,000

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Monmouthshire County Council face huge asbestos clean up bill Two schools in Monmouthshire found to contain asbestos could result in the local council having to fork out £350,000 in an asbestos clean up. The schools where the asbestos is present are Caldicot School and Monmouth Comprehensive. Monmouthshire County Council […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 12, 2018

Asbestos in schools is ticking timebomb

Article Updated On September 17, 2019 Teaching Union raises concerns about asbestos in schools Asbestos in schools is a danger and a ticking timebomb according to a teaching union. Although asbestos has been banned since 1999, a lot of schools and older buildings built between the 1950’s and 1980’s still contain the dangerous mineral. As […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 10, 2018
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