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Asbestos exposure of employees lands company in hot water

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Asbestos 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 to […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 24, 2018

P402 Course

Article Updated On February 20, 2018P402 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 completed […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 08, 2018

P402 Refresher Course – January 2018

Article Updated On December 4, 2017P402 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 completed […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 04, 2017

Talcum Powder Mesothelioma court case moves forward in California

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Talcum 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 that […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 23, 2017

More women around the world are dying from mesothelioma

Article Updated On March 22, 2018More 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 it’s […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

Scottish utility services company fined for exposing employees to asbestos

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Scottish 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 Hamilton […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

HSE has updated online asbestos help sheets that trades can access

Article Updated On March 22, 2018HSE 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 information, […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 08, 2017

How to ensure your respirator fits correctly during Movember

Article Updated On March 22, 2018How to ensure your respirator fits correctly during Movember November has now become synonymous with men growing their facial hair in order to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer. Many men get involved with ‘Movember‘ every year, all helping towards this great cause. […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 06, 2017

British Lung Foundation’s new mesothelioma research network

Article Updated On March 22, 2018British Lung Foundation’s new mesothelioma research network The British Lung Foundation’s new mesothelioma research network has been launched to bring scientists together. What is mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a cancer that grows between the lining of the lungs and the inside of the chest. It is regarded as a terminal condition. Only around 8 […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 30, 2017

Navy Veterans die from asbestos exposure

Article Updated On October 18, 2017Navy Veterans die from asbestos exposure A coroner has confirmed that two Navy veterans from Devon died as a direct result of being exposed to asbestos in the workplace. An inquest was held on the 13th September at South Molton town hall. 81 year old William Henry Prior, from Barnstaple, […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 18, 2017
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