asbestos


Construction company fined for unsafe removal of asbestos

A construction company has been fined after disturbing asbestos and removing it without adequate precautions at a pub. Read More

Managing asbestos on the railway

SCOOTEC takes a look at the use and presence of asbestos containing materials (ACMs) in the rail network, both within buildings, rolling stock (trains) and rail infrastructure. Read More

Construction company fined for employee asbestos exposure

A construction firm been fined for safety breaches after employees were exposed to asbestos after removing false ceiling tiles during a shop conversion. Read More

Are your asbestos management plans, policies and procedures up-to-date?

Duty holders of all non-domestic properties which contain potential and/or confirmed asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) are required by law to develop a site-specific, up-to-date asbestos management plan. Read More

DWP launches call for evidence into HSE’s approach to asbestos management

The Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry into how the HSE manages the continued presence of asbestos in buildings. Read More

Company and director sentenced after workers exposed to asbestos

A wood working company and its director have been fined after the HSE found a series of failings and risks associated with significant quantities of asbestos-containing materials within the premises. Read More

Workplace fatality figures released for 2020/21

Provisional data shows that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21, an increase of 29 from the previous year. Read More

Fine after workers exposed to asbestos

Power Link Machines (UK) Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after the HSE was informed the company was using gaskets within its generator sets that contained asbestos. Read More

Reviewing the HSG248 Asbestos Analyst’s Guide (second edition, 2021)

The HSG248 Asbestos Analyst’s Guide was originally published in 20051, and this revision takes into account the Analyst Inspection Programme carried out by the HSE in 2015.2 A report was subsequently produced, with this review underpinning many of the revised changes and seeking to address the issues that were identified. Read More

Two firms fined after worker seriously injured

Two construction companies have been fined after a worker was seriously injured when a part of an air conditioning plant fell on him while it was being lowered from a roof. Read More



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