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Inquest finds asbestos-link to death of club singer

An inquest ruled that Colin Archer’s death was asbestos –related and was due to his exposure to asbestos fibres during his many years employment as a tarmac welder. Tributes were paid to the well-known club singer from Wolverhampton who had suffered for around ten years with lung problems. The inquest heard that a post mortem […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 13, 2011

Asbestos litigation spreads round the world – is your asbestos health and safety up to date?

Asbestos litigation thrived around industrial cities in the United States after enterprising lawyers managed to turn a case of employer negligence, failing to equip workers with proper respirators, into a multibillion-dollar products-liability bonanza. Due to the United States imposing the most stringent regulations such as OSHA workplace rules and NESHAP regulations to restrict release of […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 09, 2011

Asbestos Awareness Training Session – Friday, 16th December 2011 at 9.00am

Armco Asbestos Consultants have offered first class training sessions held at properties of various companies for many years. Now though, we are also holding monthly Asbestos Awareness and Non-Licensed Works with Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) Training right here in the conference room at Bury Business Centre, Kay Street, Bury, BL9 6BU. The next session is […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 08, 2011

Management of Asbestos is Vital to Protect Employees and Customers

The University of Lincoln has been fined £10,000, and ordered to pay £12,759 costs, after it admitted leaving students and staff at risk of exposure to asbestos. The university failed to take adequate steps to tackle asbestos found in four of its buildings, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) heard. An independent Asbestos Management Survey […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 06, 2011

Tradesman fined for asbestos fibre release during refurbishment of property

A Birmingham handyman has been prosecuted after endangering lives by releasing asbestos fibres while refurbishing a kitchen at a flat in Solihull, Birmingham. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found the carpenter/general handyman had removed partition walls containing asbestos insulating board (A.I.B) at the premises in January 2011. In his defence, the tradesman […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 02, 2011

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