asbestos


Company fined after workers exposed to asbestos during hotel demolition

A company director has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos during the demolition of a hotel in Cornwall. Read More

Company and director fined after workers exposed to asbestos

A company and its director have been sentenced after workers were exposed to asbestos and its potential harmful effects. Read More

Man handed community order for illegal removal of asbestos

A Hartlepool man has been handed a community order after he admitted removing asbestos from a school when he wasn’t licenced to do so. Read More

Mavis Nye 1941 – 2023

Mavis Nye, a tireless campaigner around asbestos awareness, passed away in her sleep yesterday (Tuesday 21 November), her family has said. Read More

Asbestos cement products – A low risk material?

SOCOTEC looks at factors to consider for asbestos management, including when asbestos is in 'good condition' and what this means when assessing its risk. Read More

‘I was just over the moon’: 2022 Rising Star Jake Newell

SHP Editor Mark Glover speaks to the winner of last year’s SHP Rising Star Award, Jake Newell, about what it felt like to achieve one of the sector’s most coveted accolades, and how his work as an asbestos analyst continues to motivate him. Read More

HSE officials to assess management of asbestos in schools

The officials will visit schools across the UK to assess the management of asbestos in buildings. Read More

RAAC: How big of an issue is it?

Zoe Pond, Senior Associate, and Claire Burrows, Partner, at Brabners LLP on the long-term impact of RAAC. Read More

Construction firm fined for asbestos exposure during renovation work

A Warrington-based construction company has been fined £90,000 after exposing people to asbestos during a renovation project in the Hanley area of Stoke-on-Trent. Read More

Unsafe school buildings in England pose risk to pupils, report says

National Audit Office cites issues around asbestos and use of lightweight concrete material Read More



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