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The Truth About The Dangers Of Asbestos

I’ve written before within this blog about asbestos, including cases where companies have ended up in court through negligence or ignorance. This week another company has been served a huge fine after putting people’s lives at risk (http://www.hse.gov.uk/press/2013/rnn-sw-poole-investments.htm), and so it may be worth revealing a few unpleasant truths about asbestos, and exposing some common… Read the Full Post

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The Cape Asbestos Factory

Asbestos is a group of minerals that occur naturally and were used in building materials as well as vehicle brakes. Its purpose was to stop corrosion and resist heat and was thus used in homes and buildings as insulation. Fortunately, asbestos has been banned in the UK since 1999, but history shows that authorities knew… Read the Full Post

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Why Asbestos Awareness is Important for the UK

Like so many other regions around the world, the United Kingdom has battled asbestos concerns for decades. Use of this toxic mineral occurred in just about every industry, placing millions of workers at risk for developing an asbestos-related disease later in life. Asbestos was utilized for its ability to insulate and fireproof materials. It was… Read the Full Post

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Four Workers Killed in Birmingham Alone

Health and Safety Services Can Save Lives. Fact! Health and safety services are there for businesses to use. The legislations surrounding health and safety can be confusing and time consuming and unfortunately many businesses find they are taken to court and prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive for breaching one or more of the… Read the Full Post

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