Warning On Britain

Warning On Britain

Warning On Britain

26.11.2009

A new generation of workers are at risk unless building trades get to grips with Britain’s biggest workplace killer – asbestos, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has w...

HSE Targeted Inspection Campaign Of Leeds

HSE Targeted Inspection Campaign Of Leeds

26.11.2009

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Leeds City Council (LCC) are working together to carry out a targeted inspection campaign of businesses throughout the Leeds area. Fr...

Manchester Companies Fined After Workers Exposed To Asbestos

Manchester Companies Fined After Workers Exposed To Asbestos

26.11.2009

Two businesses and a company director have been fined after workers in Manchester were exposed to potentially deadly asbestos fibres. The prosecution by the Health and Safety ...

Asbestos: A shameful legacy

Asbestos: A shameful legacy

23.11.2009

The authorities knew it was deadly more than 100 years ago, but it was only banned entirely in 1999. The annual death rate will peak at more than 5,000 in 2016 –

“Persistent mishandling of asbestos” exposed staff to risk

“Persistent mishandling of asbestos” exposed staff to risk

03.11.2009

A waste-management business has been fined £40,000 for continually poorhandling of asbestos, which put its staff and the environment at risk of harm. Biffa Waste Services Lim...