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Llandudno builder jailed for exposing workers to asbestos

A builder has been jailed for exposing workers to asbestos while working at a commercial unit on a Colwyn Bay industrial estate. Brian Roberts of 123 Bryniau Road, Llandudno and three men working with him, were exposed to potentially deadly asbestos fibres while working in the unit at Eagle Farm Road, Mochdre Business Park around […]

Read full article | Published Jun 12, 2015

Developer in court after workers potentially exposed to asbestos

A construction firm has been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos fibres during the conversion of an office block into residential flats in Witham, Essex.  In July 2012, Marden Homes Ltd was commissioned to convert an office block into residential flats, this involved removing a disused boiler and its pipes from the building’s […]

Read full article | Published Jun 08, 2015

London council in court after a decade of ignoring asbestos risks

Waltham Forest borough council has been fined after it exposed members of staff and visiting contractors to the potentially lethal dangers of asbestos, which it knew to be present in the Town Hall basement. The hazardous material was identified in a survey commissioned by the council in 2002, yet it failed to take adequate action […]

Read full article | Published May 29, 2015