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Health board fined for asbestos failings

26-06-2013

asbestos - the hidden killerA Scottish health board has been fined for safety failings that led to several workers and contractors being potentially exposed to deadly asbestos fibres.

On 20 June, Glasgow Sheriff Court heard that Greater Glasgow Health Board, known as Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS, had failed to properly manage …

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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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