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Asbestos in schools: HSE Northern Ireland investigating gauze mats

The Health and Safety Executive (HSENI) has announced that working to establish whether pupils in Northern Ireland have been affected by asbestos in classrooms. Read More

School asbestos exposure leads to £200k fine for council

HSE said: “The Council had implemented a system, but they had failed to take the simple step of checking to ensure it was being rigorously adhered to, resulting in employees not receiving the appropriate training." Read More

HSE investigating school gauze mats for asbestos

The HSE has said it has been made aware that two UK laboratory supply companies have supplied schools and potentially other users with gauze mats containing asbestos. Read More

Herefordshire school undergoes £100k work due to health and safety concerns

£100k of work needed to resolve health and safety issue at school. Read More

School fined after worker fell from height

A school in Brentwood has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations after a worker was injured as he Read More

School fined after pupil paralysed in swing collapse

A Hertfordshire school has been fined for safety failings after a pupil suffered permanent paralysis when a swing collapsed. St Read More

Warning to schools after lab technician is seriously injured

The HSE has warned that all schools need to have clear health and safety arrangements in place for their staff Read More

Pupil killed after wall collapses at Edinburgh school

A 12-year-old girl has died after a wall at a school in Edinburgh collapsed and landed on top of her. Read More

Prosecution after five roofers injured in steel collapse at school

A Worcestershire construction company has been ordered to pay fines and costs of more than £200,000 after five roofing contractors were seriously injured when a heavy steel canopy for a new secondary school collapsed. Read More



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