asbestos removal

HSE research provides new insight into asbestos exposures to licensed removal workers

A new HSE report has unveiled research into asbestos exposures to licensed removal workers in Great Britain, assessing compliance with HSE guidance. Read More

Man receives suspended prison sentence for exposing public to asbestos

Lee Charles has received a suspended prison sentence for deceiving the public about his ability to handle asbestos safely. Read More

Houses of Parliament renovation paused due to asbestos exposure

Up to nine members of parliamentary staff and multiple contractors may have been exposed to asbestos between October and November 2021. Read More

Judge acknowledges ‘insulting’ fine after electrician’s death

A judge in South Wales has acknowledged the level of a fine may appear “superficially insulting” after an electrician cut Read More

Tradesmen urged to be asbestos aware following prosecution

A gas engineer removed potentially dangerous asbestos material during a gas boiler replacement putting himself and others at risk from Read More

Emergency procedures for asbestos removal

By Paul Clarke-Scholes Asbestos removal is not an exact science and while the process has been continuously refined in the Read More

Exemptions for non-licensable asbestos removal

By Paul Clarke-Scholes Examples of non-licensable asbestos include removal of cement materials, floor tiles and decorative coatings (e.g. artex). An Read More

How asbestos remediation specifications can cut costs

By Paul Clarke-Scholes There is a typical scenario that we see time and again on major building works. The asbestos Read More

Interpreting asbestos survey exclusions

By Paul Phillips While asbestos surveyors are trained in, and provided with, basic tools to carry out minor reinstatement they Read More

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