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Press Releases on asbestos prosecutions and other asbestos-related issues.

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Enviro-Safe Limited fined after poor safety practices
Enviro-Safe Limited, an asbestos licence holder, were fined £16,000 plus costs for failing to protect their employees from the spread of asbestos fibres.
4 months ago 4 months ago
Supervisor fined for exposing workers to deadly fibres
An asbestos removal supervisor has been sentenced after admitting exposing numerous workers to deadly asbestos fibres during licensed asbestos removal works.
6 months ago 6 months ago
Company expose family to risk of asbestos
Ace of Hearts Home Improvement Limited, a Hertfordshire based home improvement company has been fined after the unsafe removal of asbestos material from a domestic property.
12 months ago 12 months ago
Two companies fined after disturbing asbestos
24-Hour Maintenance Services Limited and Firestone Estates Limited have been fined after asbestos was disturbed during refurbishment work at a former commercial premises undergoing conversion into flats in Romford, London
1 year ago 1 year ago
Man fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos
A man from County Durham has been fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos fibres during the refurbishment of a residential property on South Parade, Croft on Tees, County Durham.
1 year ago 1 year ago
Gas engineer prosecuted following unsafe asbstos removal at tenants home
A Barnstaple gas engineer removed potentially dangerous asbestos material during a gas boiler replacement, putting himself and others at risk from exposure to asbestos fibres.
1 year ago 1 year ago
Man fined after exposing employees to asbestos
Timour Haghkar was fined £560 after he exposed his workers to asbestos during refurbishment of the Excelsior Social Club in Ashington, Northumberland
1 year ago 1 year ago
Company fined for safety failings when dealing with asbestos in a school
Amey Communities Limited (ACL), an Oxford based company has been fined £20,000 plus costs after disturbing asbestos insulation board (AIB) at a school.
1 year ago 1 year ago
Charitable Trust and Contractor fined for asbestos safety failings
The Williamson Trust were fined £18000 plus costs of £17000 for failing to complete a refurbishment and demolition survey and failing to ensure that the contractor had the asbestos information needed. Mark Tucker was fined £9000 plus costs of £8000
1 year ago 1 year ago
Food company and contractor fined after disturbing asbestos
Mizkan Euro Ltd and D H Welton & Co Ltd were fined after asbestos was disturbed during building work and only identified by chance when an asbestos removel contractor attended site.
1 year ago 1 year ago