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P402 Refresher Course – January 2018

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 completed a P402 training course in […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 04, 2017

Talcum Powder Mesothelioma court case moves forward in California

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 that these products contributed to her […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 23, 2017

More women around the world are dying from mesothelioma

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 it’s more likely they are exposed […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

Scottish utility services company fined for exposing employees to asbestos

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 Hamilton Sheriff Court, the court heard […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2017

HSE has updated online asbestos help sheets that trades can access

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 information, receiving appropriate training, and instructions […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 08, 2017

How to ensure your respirator fits correctly during Movember

How 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. But what happens if part […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 06, 2017

British Lung Foundation’s new mesothelioma research network

British 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 out of every 100 people […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 30, 2017

Navy Veterans die from asbestos exposure

Navy 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, died on March 23rd at […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 18, 2017

Paul Beaumont from IATP speaks at Contamination Expo Series 2017

Paul Beaumont from IATP speaks at Contamination Expo Series 2017 On the 27th-28th September 2017 we attended the Contamination Expo Series at the London ExCel centre. This is the 2nd year we have attended the exhibition to support our friends at IATP (Independent Asbestos Training Providers). Speaking to the visitors was Paul Beaumont, CEO of […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 09, 2017

Asbestos in Schools is a national disgrace say Trade Unions

Asbestos in Schools is a national disgrace say Trade Unions The continuing presence of asbestos in the UK’s schools is a “scandal” say a coalition of trade unions. In a statement, the Joint Union Asbestos Committee (JUAC), which comprises nine unions (the Association of School and College Leaders, Association of Teachers and Lecturers, National Association […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2017
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