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Cornish builder fined after extremely dangerous demolition

Bodmin builder Thomas Sturgess, has been sentenced after concerns over an unsafe demolition site were raised. Bodmin Magistrates’ Court heard that during December 2017, concerns were raised by members of the public about potentially dangerous demolition taking place in Webber Street, Falmouth. HSE received a number of photographs from concerned members of the public showing […]

Asbestos found in school Bunsen burner metal gauze mats

  Sky News has reported that asbestos has been found in a common piece of science lab equipment sold by two companies to schools across the UK. Metal gauze mats, which are designed for use over Bunsen burners, are affected – and schools are being urged to stop using them altogether until they can be certain their […]

Council fined £200k after workers exposed to asbestos in primary school

Kent County Council (KCC) has today been fined £200,000 after asbestos was disturbed at Lansdowne Primary School. Canterbury Crown Court heard how an environmental health officer was carrying out a routine food inspection when they noticed what looked like asbestos rope hanging from the ceiling. A prohibition notice was served on the now independent educational […]

IATP CAT B non-licensed Asbestos Training

Duration: 4 hrs Anyone who carries out any work that may disturb asbestos must receive non-licenced asbestos training. Course includes: What work you are allowed to do How to determine if work is licensable How to determine if the work is notifiable to the HSE What the law requires you to do Respiratory Protective Equipment and […]