A decorating company has been fined after it exposed employees, agency staff and members of the public to potentially fatal asbestos material.
A Nottinghamshire plumber has been fined after putting his son and a young family at risk of exposure to asbestos.
A leading hotel chain has been ordered to pay more than £200,000 in fines and costs after construction workers and guests were put at risk of asbestos exposure at a Kent hotel.
The owner of a former Burton upon Trent brewery and the sub-contractor on a project to refurbish it have been prosecuted after a catalogue of safety failings was uncovered surrounding the unsafe removal of asbestos.
A number of workers and Royal Navy personnel were exposed to asbestos after pipes lined with the dangerous material were left on a roadside before being put in an open skip and transferred to a salvage yard, a court has heard.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new guidelines on health surveillance, which may be needed if there is a risk that workers could be exposed to chemicals or other hazardous substances likely to harm their health.
Thurrock Council has been fined after admitting to failures in how it managed asbestos across its schools.
An industrial property owner has been prosecuted for exposing untrained workers to dangerous asbestos fibres following a series of failings at a building in Newport.
Apprentice tradespeople across Clydebank are set to benefit from a new e-learning package to help them better understand the risks from asbestos.
The director of a Nottingham building firm has been fined after unsafe work on an asbestos cement roof.
A Birmingham builder has been fined after causing young children and their parents to be potentially exposed to asbestos on the street where he lives, as well as risking exposure himself.
An architects’ practice has been prosecuted after builders were potentially exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres during construction work at Aberystwyth Rugby Club in Mid Wales.
This is a summary report of the outcome of HSE’s consultation on proposals to review its Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs).
A North East hospital trust has been fined after contractors were unwittingly exposed to asbestos fibres at Sunderland Eye Infirmary.
Workers were exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres following a catalogue of errors by an engineering company and a building firm during a demolition and refurbishment project in Swansea, a court has heard.
Two asbestos surveyors have appeared in court after construction workers were exposed to potentially-deadly fibres during the refurbishment of a Trafford pub.
Staffordshire County Council and a refurbishment firm have been fined for exposing a nursery class, school staff and two joiners to asbestos fibres.
Minutes and agenda for the Asbestos Liaison Group (ALG) meeting on 21 September 2012, now available.
Significant safety failures by a plumbing company may have led to two workers being exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres during a major refurbishment project on flats in Aberystwyth.
HSE Chair looks beyond the fatal injury statistics