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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...


Developer assumed to have disturbed asbestos

The owner of a building has been given a suspended prison sentence after it was discovered that major refurbishment had taken place without an asbestos survey. Why was the HSE so sure asbestos had been disturbed? More...


Council fined for asbestos exposure

A council has been fined £200,000 after asbestos materials were discovered in a poor condition in a primary school. The school was under the control of a third party at the time, so why was the local authority at fault? More...


What to include in your asbestos management plan

If you own or manage property, you have a duty to protect staff and others from asbestos risks. Use our new template document to help set out your arrangements. More...


Asbestos scare for Bunsen burner users


Asbestos registers are being ignored

An asbestos register is an important document showing where it can be found, but a recent study shows that they’re not well used. What is it that you need to do, particularly with regard to contractors on site? More...


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...


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...


HSE review of asbestos regulations


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...
Last updated: 18.03.2019

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