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Liverpool NHS Trust in court over deadly asbestos fibres

A Liverpool NHS Trust has been fined £10,000 after it emerged its workers may have been exposed to potentially-deadly asbestos fibres.....

Added on: 02/04/2015

Firm fined for multiple failings at Carmarthen waste site

A waste and recycling site in Carmarthen was in such a dangerous condition that visiting health and safety inspectors had to issue eight notices to immediately halt a range of work activities, a court....

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HSE responds to criticism of its ‘Beware Asbestos’ campaign from the United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association (UKATA)

HSE is surprised and disappointed that the United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) appears to be arguing for the removal of free advice aimed at those who might otherwise remain unaware o....

Added on: 02/04/2015

Leeds trader’s suspended jail sentence over asbestos exposure

A Leeds trader has been given a suspended jail sentence after exposing a household and workers to potentially dangerous levels of asbestos fibres at a home in Bramhope. Clive Raper, 49, trading as Bra....

Added on: 02/04/2015

Consultation – Proposals to exempt certain self-employed people from health and safety law

Public consultation; have your say by 31 August 2014. Plans to make self-employed people exempt from Section 3(2) HSWA – unless their work involves prescribed activities, listed in the consultat....

Added on: 02/04/2015