Watch out because the dustbusters are coming to a construction site near you. Health and safety inspectors will be visiting construction sites across Great Britain to see if businesses have... View Article

Bunsen burner gauze mats

Schools in the UK have been ordered to remove bunsen burner gauze mats as they are believed to contain asbestos. The Department for Education (DfE) has written to all secondary... View Article

Manage asbestos

Three directors who failed to manage asbestos properly have been find £57,000 and ordered to pay £200,000 costs by a court. George Talbot and his sons, Anthony and Stephen were... View Article

Asbestos town

Tourists have been warned to stay away from a town in Western Australia dubbed the ‘Asbestos town’. Authorities are concerned that curious tourists and thrill-seekers are returning to the outback... View Article

Grenfell Tower

The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower tragedy has identified a catalogue of failings that helped fire to spread hampered efforts to save lives. A non-functional fire lift for emergency... View Article


The family of a labourer who died from the effects of asbestos has been awarded £475,000 in compensation. Dave Pearson, 66, died from lung cancer in 2017, after contracting the... View Article