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PPE Supply Issues - HSE Statement

In response to queries from licensed asbestos removal contractors about supply issues with personal protective equipment (PPE), HSE is putting the statement below on its
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Guidance on health/medical surveillance during Covid-19

In the light of advice from Public Health England on COVID-19, HSE has set out in guidance (attached), a proportionate and flexible approach to enable health/medical surv
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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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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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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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NHS Trust Sentenced After Employees and Contractors Exposed to Asbestos During Refurbishment Work

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been fined after refurbishment work undertaken in an accommodation block at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital exposed Trust employee
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Hoteliers Fined After Failing to Assess the Presence of Asbestos During Refurbishment

A Devon based hoteliers has been sentenced today after materials containing asbestos were disturbed during a major refurbishment at The Park Hotel in Barnstaple.Newton Ab
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