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HSE Prosecutions

HSE Prosecutions

Latest HSE stats show rise in asbestos related deaths within the UK

Asbestos remains the UK's biggest workplace killerFigures released by the Health & Safety Executive on 31st October 2018 reveal asbestos related deaths continue to rise i
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Businessman sentenced after failing to prevent exposure to asbestos

A Manchester-based businessman has been prosecuted after failing to check whether asbestos was present in a building he owned before starting major refurbishment works.Ma
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Construction company fined after undertaking unlicensed asbestos work

A Bristol-based construction company has today been sentenced for carrying out unlicensed asbestos work.Bristol Magistrates’ Court heard how, during July 2017, a project
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Manufacturer fined after workers exposed to asbestos

A machining manufacturer has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos fibres whilst demolishing an internal wall.Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how the work
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Council fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Kent County Council (KCC) has today been fined £200,000 after asbestos was disturbed at Lansdowne Primary School.Canterbury Crown Court heard how, on 6 November 2014, an
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Company fined following asbestos exposure during maintenance work

A wood processing company has been fined after unsafe asbestos work was carried out at its premises in in Macclesfield.Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court heard how
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Peterborough company fined for failing to undertake asbestos assessment

A property management company has today been sentenced after failing to carry out an asbestos survey prior to undertaking extensive refurbishment works.Huntingdon Magistr
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Fines for trio following asbestos failures

9th July 2018Three directors of a now-liquidated waste management company have been sentenced after a series of “appalling” failures, exposing the public and the environm
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Building contractor fined after failing to carry out the correct procedures

A building contractor has been fined after failing to carry out the correct procedures after asbestos was found during the refurbishment of a building at Bedford School i
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