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Contractors fined after carrying out unlicensed asbestos removal work

Two contractors were sentenced today after exposing a homeowner and themselves to asbestos while carrying out refurbishment work.

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.

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).

Surveyor fined after failing to detect asbestos

A specialist asbestos company has been fined after failing to detect asbestos at a demolition site.

Company fined following unlicensed asbestos removal from primary school

A construction company has been fined after it carried out unsafe and unlicensed asbestos removal during the refurbishment works in a junior school in Dursley.

Waste removal contractor fined after asbestos concerns

A waste removal contractor from Bridgend has been sentenced after undertaking asbestos removal work at two locations without being licensed to do so.

Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos

Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks […]

HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 5 Sept 2017

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.

Director and company fined after unlicensed asbestos removal

A Wiltshire based asbestos removal company and one of its Directors have been sentenced after removing licensable asbestos materials in an unsafe manner.

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.

Companies fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Three companies have been fined a total of more than £1m after workers were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing a school in Waltham Forest.

HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 18 July 2017

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.

HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 16 May 2017

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.

Manchester Hostel owners sentenced over asbestos failings

Two family run companies have been fined after admitting health and safety failings at a site in Manchester, where they were carrying out a basement conversion.

Fine for two companies following asbestos investigation in Surrey

Two companies have been fined after unsafe asbestos work was carried out on a property in Leatherhead, Surrey.

Contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment

A Bedfordshire based contractor has been fined after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.

HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 14 Mar 2017

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.

Bury demolition contractor fined for failing to prevent exposure to Asbestos

A demolition contractor has been sentenced after admitting illegally removing asbestos from a building he was working on.

Asbestos Analyst fined for falsifying documents

An asbestos analyst has been fined after he falsified an asbestos air clearance certificate, following licensed asbestos removal in Manchester.

Asbestos removal firm fined after poor safety practices

Midlands based firm Enviro-Safe Limited have been fined for failing to meet the standards required when removing asbestos.