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

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Avoiding disturbance of asbestos insulating board
Information on the importance of surveys to identify concealed asbestos.
4 years ago 4 years 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
2 years ago 2 years ago
Cinema director fined for asbestos management failings
James Hannaway, a St Albans cinema director has been fined £11,660 plus £7000 costs after he put workers and members of the public at risk of exposure to asbestos.
2 years ago 2 years 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.
5 months ago 5 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.
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
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.
2 years ago 2 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.
2 years ago 2 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.
5 months ago 5 months 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.
10 months ago 10 months ago
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