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UKATA Celebrates 15th Annual National Apprenticeship Week

UKATA, a leading authority for asbestos training supports and celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2022.Marking the start of the week-long celebration which brings tog
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Acorn Analytical Services Ltd - Top Asbestos Expert Urges Firms not to Ignore Hidden Killer

A company director who has spent two decades protecting people from the dangers of asbestos is giving organisations the chance to take advantage of his expert advice for
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Builder Prosecuted for Exposing Employees to Asbestos During unsafe Removal

Kieran Lynch has been prosecuted after his employees were exposed to asbestos while refurbishing domestic premises in Barnsdale Road, Reading.Reading Magistrates’ Court h
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Company Sentenced After Fatal Fall Through Fragile Asbestos Roof

A company has been sentenced after an employee of a Powys construction company was fatally injured in Liverpool when he fell six metres through a roof whilst working on a
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Directors Fined for Unlicensed Asbestos Removal

The managing director and the director of a printing company, have been fined for safety breaches after organising the removal of asbestos insulation board by untrained p
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Vehicle Certification Agency Alert about Asbestos Bag Labels

The following alert has been supplied by the HSE.The HSE has received the following alert about asbestos waste bags.The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA), which approves
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HSE Publishes Annual Work-Related Ill-Health, Injury and Enforcement Statistics for 2020/21

Today, Thursday 16 December 2021, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published statistics that cover work-related ill health, non-fatal workplace injuries and enfo
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UKATA Assists Parliamentary Inquiry

Parliamentary Inquiry: Health and Safety Executive’s approach to asbestos managementUKATA assisted parliament today by giving evidence as part of the Work and Pensions Co
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SOCOTEC UK - 10 Years On: The Role of the Duty Holder/Client

With the 10-year anniversary of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) 2012 just around the corner, it is interesting to see how the UK asbestos industry has developed
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School and Contractor Fined for Unsafe Removal of Asbestos

A school and its maintenance contractor have been fined after workers disturbed asbestos at the school while installing a new heating system.Peterlee Magistrates’ Court h
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