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Roofing company fined for exposing the public to asbestos

03-03-2011

Concept Roofing and Cladding Services Ltd pleaded guilty to breaching Regulation 16 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 and was fined £12,000. The company was also ordered to pay costs of £22,375.

The company had been using pressurised water washers to clean asbestos cement roofing panels. During the following clean-up operation, traces of asbestos were found on walls, in drains and at a bus stop.

For further details, read the HSE Press Release.

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