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Firms fined for asbestos failings

29-08-2012

Two Lincoln companies have been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos during the refurbishment of a Northamptonshire hospital ward.

Contractors Simons Construction Ltd. hired Rilmac Insulation Ltd. to carry out an asbestos survey for them before work began on Martin Roth ward at St Mar…

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Firms prosecuted over asbestos danger at Bolton mill

29-08-2012

A pile of damaged asbestos boards stacked up at a mill in BoltonTwo companies have been prosecuted after workers were exposed to potentially deadly asbestos fibres at a mill in Bolton.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) took legal action against Hazelwise Ltd. and RH Property Management Ltd. after finding dozens of damaged asbestos boards stacked up at B…

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Cardiff property manager fined for asbestos failings

23-02-2012

blue asbestosA property manager from Cardiff has been fined for failing to properly manage the risks from asbestos at one of his premises.

Richard Hayward of Cardiff Bay was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) over failings at the former Rhondda Pressing building, located on the Penygraig Industr…

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Unsafe asbestos removal put people at risk

09-02-2012

A building company in Bradford-on-Avon has been fined after it removed an asbestos insulation board (AIB) ceiling in an unsafe manner, leaving workers and residents at risk of exposure to asbestos fibres.

D B Construction (West Wilts) Ltd, of Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon, pleaded guilty to breaching…

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