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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

Figures released showing areas in UK where mesothelioma deaths prevalent

Figures released showing areas in UK where mesothelioma deaths prevalent The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) have recently released figures showing the number of people in the UK that died from mesothelioma in 2015. The areas with the most deaths were Barrow-in-Furness, North Tyneside, West Dunbartonshire, Dagenham, Barking and Sunderland. Director of Services for Mesothelioma UK, […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2017

Asbestos crisis in UK schools

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 for a lack of a written […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 27, 2017

Confidential asbestos report leaked over Swansea Nightclub

Confidential Asbestos report leaked over Swansea Nightclub An investigation has been requested by Swansea Council after a confidential asbestos report was leaked to the press regarding the Oceana nightclub. The report details the rising costs of demolition work on the building. The costs have risen to over £4 million due to there being much more […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 27, 2016
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