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

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Roofer in court after workers potentially exposed to asbestos
David Cummings t/a Cummings Flat Roofing has been fined after exposing workers and the home owner to potentially deadly asbestos fibres at a domestic property in Suffolk.
5 years ago 5 years ago
Family firm fined after worker broke back in roof fall
A family-run company in Birmingham that speciallises in removing asbestos from buildings has been fined after an employee broke his back when he fell through a fragile roof.
5 years ago 5 years ago
Llandudno builder jailed for exposing workers to asbestos
Brian Roberts, a builder fromLlandudno was given a custodial sentence of 26 weeks for exposing workers to asbestos, after removing asbestos insulation board despite not holding a licence to work with such material.
5 years ago 5 years ago
Construction firm fined after exposing workers to asbestos
Marsdel Homes Ltd were fined £50000 after exposing workers to asbestos fibres during the conversion of an office block into residential flats in Witham, Essex.
5 years ago 5 years ago
Farmer in court for roof fall failings
Rupert Cyster, the partner of an East Sussex farm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured in a three metre fall through a fragile cowshed roof.
5 years ago 5 years ago
Leeds trader's suspended jail sentence over asbestos exposure
Clive Raper, trading as Bramley Asbestos Removals has been given a suspended jail sentence after exposing a household and workers to potentially dangerous levels of asbestos fibres at a home in Bramhope.
5 years ago 5 years ago
Avoiding disturbance of asbestos insulating board
Information on the importance of surveys to identify concealed asbestos.
6 years ago 6 years ago