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Hot Conditions During Work with Asbestos

The recent hot summer weather conditions have implications for asbestos work within enclosures and other confined spaces. This can include set-up as well as actual asbest
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HSE Urges Blackburn Businesses to take five steps to Become COVID-Secure

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is out and about talking to businesses in Blackburn and the surrounding areas to ensure they are COVID-secure to help tackle the cor
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ASB5 and NNLW Forms and Databases: Down Time on 22/7/2020

This bulletin has been provided to us by the HSEAsbestos Licensing InformationThe Licensed Asbestos Notification Form (ASB5) and the Notifiable Non-Licensed Work (NNLW) f
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Revised Asbestos Licence Application Forms V7.2

This information has been provided to us by the HSEFollowing a review of the use of the asbestos license application form and discussion with the ALC Licensing Sub-Group,
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Employer Sentenced for Failing to Implement Safe Working Practices for the Removal Asbestos

An employer has been sentenced for failing to reduce exposure and spread of asbestos when demolishing a large pig shed.Lincolnshire Magistrates’ Court heard that, in July
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Health and safety at work summary statistics for Great Britain 2019

HSE have recently released the latest annual injury and ill-heath statistics, which includes asbestos related deaths.The latest statistics report:2,526 mesothelioma death
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Companies Fined After Workers Exposed to Asbestos

RJW Building Solutions Limited, a contractor carrying out refurbishment work at the Sea Hotel in South Shields, and Hotel 52 (Sea) Limited, the client company who arrange
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Company fined following multiple safety failings on construction site

A construction company has today been fined after failing to ensure the safety and welfare of workers on site during the renovation of a property.Preston Magistrates’ Cou
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Restaurant Owner Fined After Disturbance of Asbestos

A restaurant owner has been fined after asbestos was disturbed during the conversion of rooms above the restaurant into flats in Essex.Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard
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HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19 as well as the number of people known to have died
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