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Famous locations in London where asbestos can be found

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Asbestos in London Did you know about the famous places that contain asbestos in London? You may be surprised to learn that quite a few famous locations in and around London contain asbestos. Probably the most famous and most widely reported is the Palace of Westminster, or houses of […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 21, 2018

The hazards of asbestos to the public

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Hazards of asbestos The general public have been aware about the hazards of asbestos for a considerable number of years……as far back as 1924 infact. But the dangers of asbestos have actually been known about for much longer…… Back in 1899, there was a case where a 33-year-old man died of […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 20, 2018

Widow of teacher exposed to asbestos in school receives huge payout

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Widow of teacher exposed to asbestos in school receives huge payout The wife of a retired school teacher has received compensation after her husband was exposed to asbestos in school. Brain Shaw was a former music teacher at Leicester Grammar School. He had taught at the school for 21 years right […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 24, 2018

Asbestos exposure of employees lands company in hot water

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Asbestos exposure of employees lands company in hot water Energy providers SSE have recently been given a slap on the wrists following asbestos exposure to employees and contractors. SSE Hornsea received a court fine of £300,000 after it was revealed that 13 employees and maintenance contractors had been exposed […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 24, 2018

P402 Course

Article Updated On February 20, 2018 P402 Course (Refresher) – 14th March 2018 Armco Asbestos Training will be holding another asbestos P402 Course (Refresher) at our training facility in Bury, Greater Manchester, on Wednesday 14th March 2018. We have spaces for 6 delegates costing £195+VAT each to attend. This course is for delegates who have already […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 08, 2018

P402 Refresher Course – January 2018

Article Updated On December 4, 2017 P402 Refresher Course – January 2018 Armco Asbestos Training will be holding an asbestos P402 Refresher Course at our training facility in Bury, Greater Manchester, on Friday 5th January 2018. We have space for 6 more people at £195+VAT each to attend. This course is for delegates who have already […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 04, 2017

Talcum Powder Mesothelioma court case moves forward in California

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Talcum Powder Mesothelioma court case moves forward in California A California Court has ruled that a case involving a 70-year-old lady with mesothelioma can finally move forward. Mary Lyons is filing a lawsuit against manufacturers Colgate-Palmolive for selling talcum powder products contaminated with asbestos. She and medical professionals believe […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 23, 2017

More women around the world are dying from mesothelioma

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 More women around the world are dying from mesothelioma Historical studies show that men are four times more likely to be diagnosed with mesothelioma than women are. However, more and more women are being diagnosed with mesothelioma from across the world. Women can be exposed through their work, but […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

Scottish utility services company fined for exposing employees to asbestos

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 Scottish utility services company fined for exposing employees to asbestos A utilities company based in Paisley, Scotland, IQA Operations Group Ltd, has received a fine for having exposed four employees to asbestos. The employees were exposed in 2014 while working at Anderson Tower block in Motherwell. On 7th November 2017 at […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

HSE has updated online asbestos help sheets that trades can access

Article Updated On March 22, 2018 HSE has updated online asbestos help sheets that trades can access The HSE have updated their range of online asbestos essentials task sheets. The sheets provide essential information for those working in the building and related trades. They have been updated to stress the importance of gaining the correct […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 08, 2017
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