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Firm dodged £800,000 asbestos fine by going bust

A company has been prosecuted after it was discovered that asbestos-containing materials it knew were present were left to deteriorate and spread fibres throughout a workplace. What measures should it have implemented? More...

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Firm had workers dry sweeping asbestos dust

A court has heard how workers cleaned up asbestos dust from a floor the size of a football pitch without any precautions. As a result, the firm has been prosecuted. What should the company have done instead? More...

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Asbestos scare for Bunsen burner users

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Asbestos medicals

If your staff carry out work with asbestos, they may require a medical examination periodically. How often are these needed and what’s the latest news on the subject? More...

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Update on training for work with asbestos

The HSE has reviewed and updated its asbestos essentials task sheets in order to highlight the importance of information, instruction and training. What else has changed and what training is required? More...

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HSE review of asbestos regulations

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Too much reliance on asbestos experience

In April 2017 a construction company and its subcontractor appeared in court regarding an asbestos disturbance at a refurbishment project. But what was unusual about the case? More...

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Must the training be UKATA approved?

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Planning for asbestos removal

You’ve had an asbestos survey carried out, through which you’ve identified materials which you want to have removed. How should you organise the work to ensure that the job is done safely? More...

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Change of plan led to asbestos disturbance

Car manufacturer General Motors has appeared in court over an incident in which asbestos was disturbed by contractors. What happened and how could it have been avoided? More...
Last updated: 23.08.2019

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