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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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ASBESTOS SURVEY NOT SHARED WITH THOSE AT RISK

Posted on 9th May 2014
Contractor fined after workforce exposed AIB during refurb project

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DEVELOPER FAILED COMMISSION ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 2nd April 2014
Workers exposed to large amounts of airborne asbestos fibres

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DEMOLITION FIRM TOOK NO ACTION ON ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 2nd April 2014
Unfair financial advantage gained over other contractors

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FAILURE TO ACT ASBESTOS SPREAD TO OTHER LOCATIONS

Posted on 24th March 2014
Lack of assessment exposed workers and others to AIB

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WINDOW REPLACEMENT DISTURBED SCHOOL ASBESTOS

Posted on 17th February 2014
Presence of asbestos kept from company workers

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DISTURBED SPRAYED ASBESTOS CAUSED EXPOSURE

Posted on 20th January 2014
Creation of mezzanine storage ends in firm and director prosecution

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CONTRACTOR FINED HEAVILY OVER ASBESTOS ERRORS

Posted on 14th January 2014
Asbestos safety rules ignored during school refurb project asbestosdebris1

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NHS GLASGOW FAILED TO MANAGE ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 3rd January 2014
Staff and contractors exposed to asbestos over many years

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR FINED FOR ASBESTOS ERRORS

Posted on 18th November 2013
Asbestos management plan and worker awareness training absent 

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COUNCIL FAILED TO PASS ON ASBESTOS SURVEY

Posted on 5th November 2013
Information blunders prompt illegal and unsafe removal of AIB 

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SUPERVISOR OF ASBESTOS WORKS PROSECUTED

Posted on 15th October 2013
Asbestos workers allowed to enter ‘dirty’ area without RPE and PPE

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PLANT REMOVAL CONTINUED DESPITE ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 23rd September 2013
Developer aware of asbestos materials from a survey it commissioned

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PLANT DISMANTLING SPREAD ASBESTOS AND RISK

Posted on 17th September 2013
Major client and contractor failed to plan for and manage asbestos danger

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PRISON SENTENCE AND FINE FOR IGORING HSE NOTICE

Posted on 11th July 2013
Developer showed wilful disregard for asbestos risks

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ROOFLINE CONTRACTOR ERRED OVER ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 8th July 2013
Firm fined after labourer exposed whilst removing AIB soffit 

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BUILDERS FAILED TO CHECK FOR ASBESTOS PRESENCE

Posted on 8th July 2013
Self-employed builders fined after exposing themselves and others to asbestos

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HEALTH BOARD ERRORS PUT CONTRACTORS AT RISK

Posted on 20th June 2013
Fined over failure to label and maintain ACMs in good condition

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REFURB FIRM FINED HEAVILY OVER ASBESTOS DANGER

Posted on 16th May 2013
AIB ceiling removed without suitable survey and assessment caused serious risk

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PLUMBER FAILED TO CHECK FOR ASBESTOS

Posted on 14th May 2013
Family put at risk of exposure to asbestos by contractor lack of awareness

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HOTEL GROUP HIT WITH MASSIVE ASBESTOS FINE

Posted on 5th April 2013
Refurbishment work carried out prior to full and proper asbestos survey

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PROJECT PARTNERS FAILED TO PLAN AND CONTROL

Posted on 3rd April 2013
Contractor fined heavily and prison sentence imposed on site manager

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CONTRACTORS CAUSE ASBESTOS RISK AT NAVAL BASE

Posted on 21st March 2013
Refurbishment project lacked reliable information on asbestos

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COUNCIL IGNORED THREAT OF ASBESTOS IN SCHOOLS

Posted on 4th March 2013
Prosecution and £50k bill follows failure to manage asbestos

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BUILDING OWNER FAILED TO MANAGE PROJECT

Posted on 28th February 2013
Asbestos exposure caused by poor organisation and lack of skills

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ARCHITECTS’ PRACTICE ERRED OVER KEY SURVEY

Posted on 4th February 2013
Pre-construction information shortfall created risk to builders

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BUILDER FAILED TO PREVENT ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

Posted on 4th February 2013
AIB boarding broken up and left on driveway of househoulder client 

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HOSPITAL TRUST FINE FOLLOWS ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

Posted on 20th January 2013
Client failed to pass on critical information to contractor

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR FAILED TO PLAN PROJECT

Posted on 15th January 2013
Lack of CDM appointments and management blunders end in double prosecution

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ASBESTOS SURVEYORS PROSECUTED OVER REPORT FLAWS

Posted on 7th January 2013
Surveyors missed ‘unhidden’ and ‘easily spotted’ ACMs

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REFURB SURVEY NEEDED TO STOP ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

Posted on 18th December 2012
Council and contractor face fines over asbestos failures in primary school

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PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FINED OVER ASBESTOS ERRORS

Posted on 12th December 2012
HSE inspection revealed PC lacked asbestos survey information

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