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Warning of asbestos dangers after prosecution

HSE has warned companies to take extra care when demolishing buildings containing asbestos cement sheets. The warning comes after Wye Valley Demolition Ltd of St Weonards, Hereford, was today (18th May) fined £6,000 and asked to pay costs of £13,621.49 at Hereford Magistrates’ Court following the release of asbestos during the demolition of a former grain store building in Bodenham.

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