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Category: Asbestos

Managing asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises – Buxton, 17 May 2016

Monday, April 18, 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 2012.

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Two companies fined after disturbing asbestos

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Two companies have been fined after asbestos was disturbed during refurbishment work.

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Demolition contractor sentenced over multiple safety failings

Monday, April 11, 2016

A Hertfordshire based contractor has been found guilty for a series of safety failings across two separate sites.

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Roofer fined for safety failings

Friday, April 1, 2016

A roofer based in Berkshire has been fined after disturbing and removing asbestos without a licence.

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Barnstaple gas engineer prosecuted following unsafe asbestos removal at a tenants’ home

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A gas engineer removed potentially dangerous asbestos material during a gas boiler replacement putting himself and others at risk from exposure to asbestos fibres.

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Man fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos

Monday, March 7, 2016

A man from County Durham has been fined for potentially exposing members of the public to asbestos fibres during the refurbishment of a residential property on South Parade, Croft on Tees, County Durham.

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

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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

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

Thursday, January 28, 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).

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Man fined after exposing employees to asbestos

Monday, January 25, 2016

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

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Charitable trust and contractor fined for asbestos safety failings

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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

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Firms fined after asbestos failings

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

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. 

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Man fined for unlicensed removal of asbestos

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

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

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

Monday, December 7, 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).

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Unlicensed company removes asbestos ceiling from school

Thursday, December 3, 2015

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

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Health and safety at work – Vital statistics 2015 poster

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

To tie in with the 2015 health and safety statistics release, this new poster visualises the key elements in an infographic style. Order your copy from HSE Books.

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Cinema director fined for asbestos management failings

Thursday, November 26, 2015

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

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Company fined after failure to act on asbestos risks

Monday, November 23, 2015

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.

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New construction guidance to stop workers dying each week from occupational disease

Friday, November 20, 2015

The construction industry has launched new guidance to encourage better management of occupational health risks. HSE is urging the industry to put an end to the hundreds of construction workers that die of occupational diseases every month.

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HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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Construction client sentenced over multiple safety failings

Thursday, October 22, 2015

A Hertfordshire based care provider engaged in construction works, has been fined after it admitted unsafe working practices, including failure to remove asbestos materials from the old buildings before demolition work. 

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