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

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Two sentenced following asbestos breach
A landlord and building contractor have been fined after large quantities of asbestos fibres were released from the demolition of a conservatory at a rented property.
1 year ago 1 year 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.
2 years ago 2 years ago
Company fined for poor condition of asbestos containing materials
A company which manufactures and distributes furniture was fined £6,000 for failing to properly assess the risk from exposure to asbestos containing materials.
2 years ago 2 years ago
Property management consultancy and asbestos surveying company fined after inadequate refurbishment
A property management consultancy and an asbestos surveying company have been fined after an inadequate refurbishment and demolition survey was provided for a major refurbishment project including partial demolition.
2 years ago 2 years ago
Two companies fined for serious breaches involving the removal of asbestos
A residential property management company and a specialist installation contractor have been fined after a resident raised concerns about soffit replacement work carried out on the guttering on three blocks of flats in London
2 years ago 2 years ago
Surveyor fined after failing to detect asbestos
A specialist asbestos company has been fined after failing to detect asbestos at a demolition site.
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
2 years ago 2 years ago
Asbestos removal company and managers sentenced after forging documents
An asbestos removal company, and two of its managers, have today been prosecuted after forging documents in order to obtain an asbestos licence from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
2 years ago 2 years ago
08/02/18: Manufacturing company and contractor fined after failing to prevent exposure to asbestos
A manufacturing company and contractor have been prosecuted after failing to prevent exposure of workers and others to asbestos whilst cleaning an asbestos cement roof.
2 years ago 2 years ago
18/01/18: Principal contractor and site manager sentenced following asbestos exposure at a construction site
The principal contractor and site manager of a construction site in Derby city centre have been sentenced after workers were exposed to asbestos during refurbishment work.
2 years ago 2 years ago