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Be Alert: Your Asbestos Removal Company may be Exposing you to Unimaginable Health Risks

Value Asbestos Surveys In the UK alone, more than 4,500 people die from asbestos related illnesses, making asbestos the single most dangerous killer in the construction industry. Some of the dangerous diseases related to asbestos contamination include lung cancer, mesothelioma, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, and asbestosis. They all sound scary right? Well, they are scary,… Read the Full Post

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Fines for Wimbledon Firm after Irresponsible Demolition Work

The public and workers were put at risk due to the activity of a construction firm in Wimbledon. AA Construction were found to be dropping materials and littering the site by concerned local residents. The materials were being dropped onto the paths and the road even though there was a school very close by. The… Read the Full Post

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Even the Royals aren’t exempt: Asbestos in famous UK buildings

Asbestos in UK Buildings For many years, asbestos was been installed into buildings all throughout the United Kingdom. This fiber mineral, which acts as an insulator and fire-retardant, can be found in factories, chemical and power plants, commercial buildings, homes, and even prominent UK buildings like Buckingham Palace and the University of Cambridge. Even though… Read the Full Post

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Famous High Street brand due for sentencing over Removal of Asbestos Safety failings

Asbestos needs to be taken seriously and unfortunately many companies are failing their employees and the public when it comes to this deadly substance.  In the news this week there was a piece about Marks and Spencer, the hugely well-known retailers, who exposed people to asbestos.  If you talk to your health and safety consultants… Read the Full Post

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The Asbestos Surveyors Guide – Asbestos Survey Guidance MDHS100

Surveyors Guide MDHS100 New HSG guidance document, “Asbestos surveyors Guide – Surveying, sampling and assessment of asbestos-containing materials. (Out Aug 2009) The new asbestos survey guidance document, “Asbestos surveyors Guide – Surveying, sampling and assessment of asbestos-containing materials aims to help asbestos surveyors and duty holders ensure that proposed asbestos survey methods and procedures are appropriate… Read the Full Post

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