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Company fined for safety failings when dealing with asbestos at a school

An Oxford based company has been fined after disturbing asbestos insulation board (AIB) at a school.

Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 29 February 2016

This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012).

Man fined after exposing employees to asbestos

An employee exposed his workers to asbestos fibres during the refurbishment of a social club in Ashington, Northumberland.

Charitable trust and contractor fined for asbestos safety failings

 A charitable trust and a contractor it employed has been fined for safety failings after disturbing asbestos and continuing to work in a building. 

Firms fined after asbestos failings

A food company and their contractor have been fined after asbestos was disturbed during building work and only identified by chance when an asbestos removal contractor attended site. 

Man fined for unlicensed removal of asbestos

A Surrey man was fined for exposing the residents of a house in Putney, himself and his assistant to asbestos.

Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – HSL Buxton, 19 January 2016

This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012).

Unlicensed company removes asbestos ceiling from school

A construction firm removed an asbestos ceiling in a school despite not being legally approved to do the work.

Cinema director fined for asbestos management failings

A St Albans cinema director has been fined after he put workers and members of the public at risk of exposure to asbestos. 

Company fined after failure to act on asbestos risks

An engineering firm has been fined after asbestos was found at their factory and they failed to document or manage the risks to employees or visitors to the site.

Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – London, 1 December 2015

This HSL run course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). It also applies to the management of domestic premises.

Family, including three-year-old girl, exposed to dangerous asbestos

Tenants of a house in Lincolnshire, including a three year old girl, were exposed to dangerous levels of deadly asbestos dust, a court was told.

Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton (HSL), 19 October 2015

This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). The course information is also applicable to the management of ‘domestic premises’, such as landlords’ duties for rented accommodation.

Heating engineer fined after homeowners put at risk of asbestos exposure

A self employed heating engineer has been fined after removing asbestos lagged pipework in a domestic property with no precautions to prevent exposure to asbestos fibres.

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.

Two companies fined for serious breaches in the removal of asbestos

A construction management company and a director of a construction company were fined for serious safety failings whilst working on a construction site at Kensington Church Street, London.

Heating engineers in court over asbestos

A Stockport heating engineering firm were sentenced after two of its engineers were exposed to asbestos while working at a Manchester school. 

MOHSG: Asbestos/Demolition Case Study – Manchester, 29 July 2015

Afternoon meeting of Manchester Occupational Health and Safety Group with case study presentation by Wayne Bagnall Ltd.

Roofer in court after workers potentially exposed to asbestos

A roofer has been fined after exposing workers and the home owners to potentially deadly asbestos fibres at a domestic property in Suffolk.

Essex firm in court following unsafe asbestos removal

An Essex asbestos removal contractor has been fined for a series of failings after asbestos debris was found at a home in Amersham.