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

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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.
3 years ago 3 years ago
Company Fined for sale of boilers containing asbestos
A demolition and licensed asbestos removal company has been fined after it sold a boiler found to contain asbestos.
4 years ago 4 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.
4 years ago 4 years ago
Contractor sentenced after householder exposed to asbestos
A Wigan building contractor has appeared in court after exposing a homeowner and her family to asbestos while carrying out a garage conversion.
2 years ago 2 years ago
Contractors fined for carrying out unsafe asbestos removal work without a licence
Two contractors were sentenced today after removing asbestos pipe lagging without taking the necessary precautions to reduce exposure to asbestos
1 year ago 1 year ago
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.
2 years ago 2 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.
4 years ago 4 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.
4 years ago 5 years 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.
4 years ago 4 years ago
Fulham Company fined for failing to undertake asbestos assessment
A residential property development company has today been sentenced after failing to carry out an asbestos survey prior to undertaking extensive refurbishment works.
1 year ago 1 year ago