• Asbestos exposure from 20 years ago killed an IT worker

    Jason Williams had no idea his job might endanger his life. But 20 years later he was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure. BBC News Wales While running cables and fitting computers, it is believed he was exposed to asbestos. Asbestos awareness training and having an appropriate asbestos survey carried […]

    Published Dec 09, 2021

  • Where to find information regarding workplace Health & Safety

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. It aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. It does so through research, information and advice, promoting training; new or revised regulations and codes of practice, and working with local authority partners by inspection, investigation and enforcement. www.hse.gov.uk More […]

    Published Dec 06, 2021

  • Building contractor fined for asbestos failings at a domestic property construction project

    A company has been fined for failing to complete the correct asbestos survey at a domestic construction project. Following the gas explosion, an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that the company failed to plan, manage and monitor construction work to prevent persons from being exposed to risks associated with asbestos. The […]

    Published Nov 27, 2021

  • Asbestos and health and safety

    Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000 (houses, factories, offices, schools, hospitals etc) and causes around 5000 deaths every year. If you require an asbestos survey of your home or building, please contact us via the “contact form” on our website www.hsgasbestossurveys.co.uk or email jb@hsgasbestossurveys.co.uk

    Published Oct 25, 2021

  • Construction Company Fined for Employee Asbestos Exposure

    “The labourers were unskilled and untrained. They were provided with a claw hammer to knock the tiles down. The asbestos-containing tile debris was then shoveled or collected into approximately 62 one-tonne bags” Asbestos awareness is vital to prevent this type of situation from occurring again. www.iatp.org.uk the Independent Asbestos Training Providers

    Published Oct 23, 2021

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