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ASBESTOS SURVEY FAILED TO COVER ALL WORK AREAS

Posted on 8th November 2017
Utilities firm fined after electricians exposed to drilled asbestos

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HOUSEHOLDER EXPOSED TO ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 22nd August 2017
Builder removed AIB during garage conversion in unsafe manner

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ASBESTOS REMOVAL FIRM IN MULTIPLE BREACH

Posted on 22nd August 2017
Director sentenced to prison term and company fined £100k

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CONTRACTORS FAILED TO REVIEW ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 31st July 2017
Major companies fined £1,000,000 plus over asbestos risk during refurb

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HSE REFURBISHMENT CAMPAIGN ENDS £750,000 FINE

Posted on 8th May 2017
Contractor fined under CDM after failing to act on asbestos survey

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CLIENT FINED OVER ABSENT ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 18th April 2017
Refurbishment project commenced before survey undertaken

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ABSENCE OF ASBESTOS SURVEY PUT FIRMS IN COURT

Posted on 3rd April 2017
Contractor and removal firm jointly responsible for failings

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ASSESSMENT OF ASBESTOS RISK BELOW PAR

Posted on 8th March 2017
Contractor failed to check pre-construction demolition survey

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LICENSED ASBESTOS REMOVAL CONTRACTOR FINED

Posted on 3rd February 2017
Risk would have been prevented by use of enclosures

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FAILURE TO FOLLOW SURVEY PROMPTS JAIL TERM

Posted on 3rd February 2017
Contractor demolished building knowing asbestos was present

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ASBESTOS ANALYST FALSIFIED SURVEY REPORT

Posted on 20th January 2017
Trained and experienced analyst fined over asbestos air clearance cert

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FIRMS FAILED TO ACT ON ASBESTOS RISK WARNING

Posted on 4th January 2017
Poorly-encapsulated blue asbestos posed airborne hazard

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PRISON TERM FOR SUPERVISOR NOT SUPERVISING

Posted on 4th January 2017
Lack of action exposed workers to asbestos fibres

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ASBESTOS DANGER NOT MANAGED FOLLOWING FIRE

Posted on 1st December 2016
Property company failed to assess and plan for asbestos hazard

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ASBESTOS FAILURE ON CLIENT LED REFURB PROJECT

Posted on 5th October 2016
Client rushed works with unqualified and inexperienced people

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FIRM FINED £100K OVER PUBLIC ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 2nd August 2016
Home improvement project exposed family to asbestos danger

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SCHOOL ERRORS CAUSED ASBESTOS EXPOSURE RISK

Posted on 26th July 2016
Inadequate management of ACMs during refurb project

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MAJOR CAR FIRM FAILED TO INFORM ABOUT ASBESTOS

Posted on 12th July 2016
Change of plan on refurbishment project did not trigger checks

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CLIENT FINED OVER PRE-CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

Posted on 18th April 2016
Lack of PCI triggered asbestos insulation board disturbance

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ASBESTOS DISTURBED AND REMOVED WITHOUT LICENCE

Posted on 11th April 2016
AIB removed and debris left by inexperienced contractor

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MAJOR COMPANY DISTURBED ASBESTOS IN PLANT ROOM

Posted on 15th February 2016
Firm fined over asbestos insulation board risk at school

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CLIENTS & CONTRACTORS ASBESTOS ERROR FINES

Posted on 7th January 2016
Two cases where refurbishment / demolition survey lacking

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HOUSEHOLDERS WARNED OF ASBESTOS REMOVAL RISK

Posted on 11th December 2015
Unlicensed ‘rubbish’ clearance contractor removed AIB

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CONTRACTOR DID NOT REFER TO ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 4th December 2015
Unlicensed company removed ACM from school ceiling

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DIRECTOR FINED OVER ASBESTOS MISMANAGEMENT

Posted on 1st December 2015
Members of the public removed debris from demolition work

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FINED OVER LACK OF ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN

Posted on 24th November 2015
Disturbance of ACMs revealed management failure

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POOR PLANNING EXPOSED FAMILY TO ASBESTOS

Posted on 23rd October 2015
Landlord, contractors and demo directors in the dock

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HOMEOWNERS PUT AT RISK FROM ASBESTOS

Posted on 24th September 2015
Heating engineer removed lagging without precautions

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SALE OF BOILER CONTAINING ASBESTOS

Posted on 7th September 2015
Demolition and licensed contractor ‘sold on’ asbestos’ with boiler

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HEATING ENGINEERS EXPOSED TO ASBESTOS

Posted on 3rd August 2015
Boiler side panels contained asbestos insulation

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ASBESTOS REMOVAL COMPANY MISSED DEBRIS

Posted on 30th June 2015
Lagged pipe in wall cavity ‘Deviation from plan leads licensed contractor to court

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WORKERS AND CLIENT EXPOSED TO ASBESTOS RISKS

Posted on 30th June 2015
Contractor failed to commission asbestos survey despite warning

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DEVELOPER FINED £50k OVER ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 16th June 2015
Refurbishment and demolition survey not undertaken

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BUILDER JAILED OVER UNLICENSED REMOVAL OF AIB

Posted on 16th June 2015
Licensed contractor alerted HSE to illegal asbestos work

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COUNCIL FINED £66K FOR IGNORING ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 2nd June 2015
HSE ‘Mythbusters Panel’ exposes inadequate asbestos controls

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ASBESTOS INSULATION BOARD REMOVED ILLEGALLY

Posted on 27th May 2015
AIB soffits should have been removed by licensed contractor

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PRISON TERM FOR UNLICENSED ASBESTOS REMOVAL

Posted on 24th March 2015
Contractor lacked license and failed to take basic asbestos precautions

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TRUST PROSECUTED OVER ASBESTOS RISK MANAGEMENT

Posted on 5th March 2015
Hospital failed to taken action on 2006 survey report

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CLADDING FIRM ERRS WITH ASBESTOS & FALL OFFENCES

Posted on 9th February 2015
Roof level AIB removed without license and fall protection

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PROPERTY OWNER IGNORED ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 22nd January 2015
Businessman fined after allowing spread of asbestos in building

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR ASBESTOS FAILURES FINED

Posted on 5th January 2015
HSE routine inspection reveals inadequate AIB management

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CONTRACTOR CLAIMED TO HOLD ASBESTOS LICENSE

Posted on 2nd December 2014
Asbestos insulation board removal put workers and public at risk

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BUILDER TURNED ‘BLIND EYE’ TO ASBSTOS AWARENESS

Posted on 14th October 2014
Firm failed to provide workforce with essential information

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EXPIRED ASBESTOS LICENSE HOLDER CAUGHT OUT

Posted on 2nd September 2014
Contractor ignored HSE refusal to renew asbestos removal licence

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WILFUL DISREGARD FOR ASBESTOS RISK JAILS ‘BUILDERS’

Posted on 21st August 2014
Brothers given custodial sentence for exposing workers to asbestos

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NHS TRUST LACKED ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN

Posted on 20th August 2014
Estates team unaware of danger and untrained in controls

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CLIENT IN COURT WITH PLANT DISMANTLING FIRM

Posted on 6th August 2014
Firms and contractor directors failed to check for asbestos on pipework

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MASSIVE FINE FOR LICENSED ASBESTOS CONTRACTOR

Posted on 28th May 2014
Asbestos sprayed coating removed without proper dust controls

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LOCAL WASTE TIP PROVIDES ASBESTOS RISK TIP OFF

Posted on 27th May 2014
Firm failed to follow through on asbestos suspicion

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SUPERVISOR FINED OVER ‘FLAGRANT’ ASBESTOS BREACH

Posted on 20th May 2014
HSE spot errant supervisor inside enclosure on CCTV footage

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