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Asbestos: The Analysts' Guide HSG248 Webinar 15th July 2021 2pm – 3pm

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) in partnership with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) invite UKATA members, likeminded organisations and all with an intere
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HSE Releases Annual Workplace Fatality Figures for 2020/21

Provisional data released today shows that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21, an increase of 29 from the previous year, though the nu
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Company and Director Sentenced for Exposing Workers to Asbestos

A wood working company and its director have been fined after an inspection by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found a series of failings and risks associated with
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Manufacturing Company Fined After Workers Exposed to Asbestos

Power Link Machines (UK) Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was informed the company was using gaskets within its generator
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HSG248 - Asbestos: The Analysts' Guide

In May 2021, the HSE published their second edition of HSG248 - Asbestos: The Analysts' Guide.This guidance is for analysts involved in asbestos work. It is the authorita
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HSE - Market Surveillance of Asbestos Contamination in Cosmetic Products

Source: HSE Annual Science Review 2021Talc is a key ingredient in many cosmetic products. However, the geological conditions by which talc forms means that deposits can b
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HSE - Assessment of an Alternative Method of Measuring Asbestos Fibres in Air

Source: HSE Annual Science Review 2021Measuring levels of asbestos in air is an important part of assessing the risk posed by work activities involving asbestos-containin
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Construction Firm Fined after Workers Exposed to Asbestos

A construction company has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos whilst refurbishing a flat in St John’s Wood, Westminster.Westminster Magistrates’ Court hear
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DAST - Asbestos The Campaign Against All Fears - 16 April 2021

Asbestos The Campaign Against All Fears FlyerOn Friday 16 April 2021 at 09:30am - 1:00pm via Zoom, DAST's conference titled "Asbestos The Campaign Against all Fear" gives
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Garage Door Installer Fined for Asbestos Safety Failings

A garage door installation company has been fined after failing to manage asbestos safely during work on a house in Bamber Bridge.Preston Magistrates’ Court heard how on
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