asbestos


Asbestos in plumbing: Protecting Your workforce

SOCOTEC suggests some before starting works on asbestos in plumbing. Read More

Asbestos removal company fined for failing to protect workers from risk

An asbestos management company has been fined and two of its employees have been jailed for failing to protect workers from asbestos exposure during a major refurbishment project. Read More

‘Set 40-year deadline for non-domestic building asbestos removal’, MPs say

The Government must commit to a strategy to remove all asbestos from public and commercial buildings within 40 years, MPs have said, with the risk to health only likely to increase as buildings are adapted with the move to net zero. Read More

Daughter of former steel worker highlights dangers related to asbestos following father’s death

The daughter of a former steel erector is working to raise awareness of the dangers related to asbestos after her father’s death from mesothelioma. Read More

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

‘People think asbestos is not in today’s society, but just because it’s banned, doesn’t mean it went away,’ SHP Meets Dr Mavis Nye

SHP caught up with Dr Mavis Nye who, was voted as SHP’s Most Influential Individual for 2021 by SHP readers. We chat her work as a campaigner for the dangers of asbestos exposure and the lack of awareness that still exists, and how living with Mesothelioma impacts her life. Read More

3 top tips for a good night’s sleep

Learn about how fatigue affects your performance, and safety, in the workplace and, why there is still a lack of awareness of the dangers of asbestos. 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

Biggest construction site safety challenges and how to deal with them

Construction sites generally safe places to work, as the right safety precautions are put in place, and regular assessments are made. Read More



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