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Asbestos crisis in UK schools

Article Updated On June 27, 2017 Asbestos crisis in UK schools In 2010 HSE carried out inspections on 164 randomly selected non-local authority schools in England, Scotland and Wales. As a result, 28 of the schools (17%) were served with a total of 41 Prohibition Notices: 17 for a  failure to provide adequate training 14 […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 27, 2017

Category A Online Asbestos Awareness Training

Article Updated On June 21, 2017 Category A Online Asbestos Awareness Training The Law The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 apply to employers, employees, self employed persons and duty holders and cover all work with asbestos containing materials. Regulations 10 of CAR states that every employer must ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 21, 2017

Asbestos expert warns ageing population means rise in mesothelioma deaths

Article Updated On May 2, 2017 Asbestos expert warns ageing population means rise in mesothelioma deaths Leading Asbestos expert, Robin Howie, has warned that the number of deaths is set to triple over the next 30 years, from men who develop a lethal lung disease after being exposed to asbestos. He said that the mesothelioma death […]

Read the full article | Published May 02, 2017

Insulated asbestos containing flasks on sale in UK

Article Updated On April 18, 2017 Insulated asbestos containing flasks on sale in UK Even though asbestos has been banned in the UK for many years now, products containing asbestos still find their way into the country. Most recently, it was discovered that insulated flasks were available to purchase on Amazon, ebay and John Lewis […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 18, 2017

Female factory inspector was 1st to warn over Asbestos in 1898

Article Updated On April 11, 2017 Female factory inspector was 1st to warn over Asbestos in 1898 The dangers of asbestos exposure have been known about for a very long time. Infact, the 1st warnings about the toxic substance emerged in the late 1800’s. It was a female factory inspector by the name of Lucy […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 11, 2017

Dentists may have been exposed to asbestos in daily work

Article Updated On April 10, 2017 Dentists may have been exposed to asbestos in daily work It is reported that Dentists may have been exposed to asbestos in daily work, and yet they are not aware of this. Research shows that dental tape is one of the causes of asbestos exposure. And the recent studies […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Exeter mum dying of asbestos disease appeals for help

Article Updated On April 10, 2017 Exeter mum dying of asbestos disease appeals for help Single mum from Exwick in Exeter, Kirsty List, is battling with the asbestos related disease, mesothelioma. She is now 34, but was first diagnosed when she was 32. Kirsty has recently been told by Doctors that she only weeks or […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Church break in later reveals asbestos

Article Updated On March 27, 2017 Church break in later reveals asbestos A church in Scotland that was broken into over five weeks ago by vandals has since been closed after it was discovered that asbestos in the walls had become exposed. The vandals caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to Blackford Parish Church. […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2017

Serial fly tippers receive jail sentence for dumping asbestos

Article Updated On March 20, 2017 Serial fly tippers receive jail sentence for dumping asbestos A couple of serial fly-tippers have received jail sentences after they were caught on video dumping asbestos waste. The pair were seen dumping the illegal waste close to the rear entrance of a children’s dance school. The culprits, David Smith, […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 20, 2017

Fines given to Essex companies who exposed employees to asbestos

Article Updated On March 14, 2017 Fines given to Essex companies who exposed employees to asbestos A couple of businesses based in Essex have received fines because they were found guilty of exposing their staff to asbestos over many years. The companies knew that their buildings contained asbestos, yet they completely ignored the fact and […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 14, 2017
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