A decorating company has been fined after it exposed employees, agency staff and members of the public to potentially fatal asbestos material.
A Nottinghamshire plumber has been fined after putting his son and a young family at risk of exposure to asbestos.
A leading hotel chain has been ordered to pay more than £200,000 in fines and costs after construction workers and guests were put at risk of asbestos exposure at a Kent hotel.
The owner of a former Burton upon Trent brewery and the sub-contractor on a project to refurbish it have been prosecuted after a catalogue of safety failings was uncovered surrounding the unsafe removal of asbestos.
A number of workers and Royal Navy personnel were exposed to asbestos after pipes lined with the dangerous material were left on a roadside before being put in an open skip and transferred to a salvage yard, a court has heard.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new guidelines on health surveillance, which may be needed if there is a risk that workers could be exposed to chemicals or other hazardous substances likely to harm their health.
Young workers in the construction industries are being targeted with a series of potentially life-saving courses in South and East Yorkshire to alert them to the dangers of exposure to asbestos.
Thurrock Council has been fined after admitting to failures in how it managed asbestos across its schools.
An industrial property owner has been prosecuted for exposing untrained workers to dangerous asbestos fibres following a series of failings at a building in Newport.
Apprentice tradespeople across Clydebank are set to benefit from a new e-learning package to help them better understand the risks from asbestos.
The director of a Nottingham building firm has been fined after unsafe work on an asbestos cement roof.
Staffordshire County Council and a refurbishment firm have been fined for exposing a nursery class, school staff and two joiners to asbestos fibres.
Minutes and agenda for the Asbestos Liaison Group (ALG) meeting on 21 September 2012, now available.
Significant safety failures by a plumbing company may have led to two workers being exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres during a major refurbishment project on flats in Aberystwyth.
HSE Chair looks beyond the fatal injury statistics
A Cheltenham demolition company has been prosecuted after exposing its own workers to dangerous asbestos fibres and illegally removing asbestos waste from a property in Gloucester.
A Wokingham business has been fined for safety failings after two subcontractors were unwittingly exposed to asbestos fibres at Reading University.
British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) London, South and South East Region in conjunction with the SCI Health and Safety Group presents a seminar on current asbestos issues, 24 October 2012, Society of Chemical Industry, London. Seminar starts at 17:00.
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