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Protecting Young Workers from Asbestos - British Safety Council

UKATA Chief Operating Officer, Craig Evans, recently provided comment in the British Safety Council's latest article titled "Protecting Young Workers from Asbestos".The a
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Refresher Training for Licensed Asbestos Contractors During the Current Public Health (COVID-19) Outbreak

During the current public health concerns, asbestos training providers have stopped providing face-to-face training. Licensed asbestos removal contractors have asked if o
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UKATA Supports Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2020

Global Asbestos Awareness Week takes place between 1 – 7 April annually. The aim of the upcoming week is to raise awareness around the dangers of asbestos and to also bri
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UKATA announces temporary video conference asbestos training during Coronavirus crisis

As the country heads into lockdown, the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) is urging workers in construction-related industries and trades to make use of the time t
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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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Two Companies and Director Fined after Failing to Prevent Exposure to Asbestos

Two Greater Manchester companies and their sole director have been fined after failing to manage asbestos safely during the refurbishment of a converted mill.Manchester M
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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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UKATA Supports Action Mesothelioma Day 2019

Taking place annually, Action Mesothelioma Day sees hundreds of people come together throughout the UK to raise awareness of mesothelioma, and pay tribute to people suffe
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UKATA Asbestos Conference - 4th July 2019

Taking place at The Jurys Inn, East Midlands Airport 4th July, The UKATA Asbestos Conference Conference 2019 allows delegates the opportunity to hear from experts in the
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Construction Company and Director Fined for Unsafe Removal of Asbestos

A construction company and its director have been fined after failing to ensure the safe removal of asbestos during demolition work.Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court
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