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

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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.
1 year ago 1 year ago
Companies fined more than £1M
Three companies have been fined a total of more than £1m after workers were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing a school in Waltham Forest.
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.
1 year ago 1 year 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.
1 year ago 1 year 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.
2 years ago 2 years 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
2 years ago 2 years 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.
2 years ago 2 years 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.
2 years ago 2 years 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
2 years ago 2 years 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.
2 years ago 2 years ago