HSE RSS feeds » Asbestos http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:43:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials#comments Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58146 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 are likely to be Non-Licensed or Notifiable Non-Licensed work (or when work requires the services of a licensed contractor).  A revised edition of the hard copy priced publication, HSG210, will be available at a later date.

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HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 5 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:32:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58004 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.

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HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 18 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:36:39 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57839 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.

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HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 16 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:05:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57692 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.

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Fine for two companies following asbestos investigation in Surrey http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/fine-for-two-companies-following-asbestos-investigation-in-surrey/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/fine-for-two-companies-following-asbestos-investigation-in-surrey/#comments Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:04:12 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/fine-for-two-companies-following-asbestos-investigation-in-surrey/10604 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/31/fine-for-two-companies-following-asbestos-investigation-in-surrey/feed/ 0 Contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/#comments Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:16:44 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/10506 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/01/contractor-fined-for-poor-asbestos-assessment/feed/ 0 HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 14 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:41:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52822 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.

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Bury demolition contractor fined for failing to prevent exposure to Asbestos http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bury-demolition-contractor-fined-for-failing-to-prevent-exposure-to-asbestos/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bury-demolition-contractor-fined-for-failing-to-prevent-exposure-to-asbestos/#comments Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:57:05 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/bury-demolition-contractor-fined-for-failing-to-prevent-exposure-to-asbestos/10423 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/30/bury-demolition-contractor-fined-for-failing-to-prevent-exposure-to-asbestos/feed/ 0 Asbestos Analyst fined for falsifying documents http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/asbestos-analyst-fined-for-falsifying-documents/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/asbestos-analyst-fined-for-falsifying-documents/#comments Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:51:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/asbestos-analyst-fined-for-falsifying-documents/10369 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/19/asbestos-analyst-fined-for-falsifying-documents/feed/ 0 Asbestos removal firm fined after poor safety practices http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/asbestos-removal-firm-fined-after-poor-safety-practices/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/asbestos-removal-firm-fined-after-poor-safety-practices/#comments Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:41:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/asbestos-removal-firm-fined-after-poor-safety-practices/10405 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/01/17/asbestos-removal-firm-fined-after-poor-safety-practices/feed/ 0 Essex Companies fined after employees exposed to asbestos http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-companies-fined-after-employees-exposed-to-asbestos/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-companies-fined-after-employees-exposed-to-asbestos/#comments Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:37:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-companies-fined-after-employees-exposed-to-asbestos/10309 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/22/essex-companies-fined-after-employees-exposed-to-asbestos/feed/ 0 Asbestos removal supervisor fined for exposing workers to deadly fibres http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/asbestos-removal-supervisor-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-deadly-fibres/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/asbestos-removal-supervisor-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-deadly-fibres/#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:15:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/asbestos-removal-supervisor-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-deadly-fibres/10307 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/19/asbestos-removal-supervisor-fined-for-exposing-workers-to-deadly-fibres/feed/ 0 HSL: Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 17 Jan 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:52:33 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52600 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).

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Bolton night club owner fined over asbestos exposure http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bolton-night-club-owner-fined-over-asbestos-exposure/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bolton-night-club-owner-fined-over-asbestos-exposure/#comments Mon, 03 Oct 2016 11:06:24 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bolton-night-club-owner-fined-over-asbestos-exposure/9678 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/10/03/bolton-night-club-owner-fined-over-asbestos-exposure/feed/ 0 Company expose family to risk of asbestos http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-expose-family-to-risk-of-asbestos/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-expose-family-to-risk-of-asbestos/#comments Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:38:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/company-expose-family-to-risk-of-asbestos/9387 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/29/company-expose-family-to-risk-of-asbestos/feed/ 0 Essex school fined after refurbishment disturbs asbestos http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-school-fined-after-refurbishment-disturbs-asbestos/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-school-fined-after-refurbishment-disturbs-asbestos/#comments Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:14:50 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/essex-school-fined-after-refurbishment-disturbs-asbestos/9341 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/22/essex-school-fined-after-refurbishment-disturbs-asbestos/feed/ 0 Motor Manufacturer Fined over Asbestos Contamination http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/motor-manufacturer-fined-over-asbestos-contamination/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/motor-manufacturer-fined-over-asbestos-contamination/#comments Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:35:35 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/motor-manufacturer-fined-over-asbestos-contamination/9281 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/08/motor-manufacturer-fined-over-asbestos-contamination/feed/ 0 Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 19 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:10:40 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51963 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).

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Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 17 May 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/asbestos-%E2%80%93-managing-asbestos-in-domesticstar-and-non-domestic-premises#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:30:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51445 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 2012.

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Two companies fined after disturbing asbestos http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-companies-fined-after-disturbing-asbestos/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-companies-fined-after-disturbing-asbestos/#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:00:23 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/two-companies-fined-after-disturbing-asbestos/8842 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/13/two-companies-fined-after-disturbing-asbestos/feed/ 0