Tenants exposed to asbestos dust

A company has been fined for exposing tenants of a house in Lincolnshire, including a three year old girl, to dangerous levels of deadly asbestos dust. Blankney Estates Ltd, the... View Article

Care company fined

A care home company has been fined after it failed to ensure asbestos was removed from old buildings before demolition work. It follows a complaint last spring from a member of... View Article

MPs call for asbestos removal

Eton Environmental Group supports plans by MPs to remove all traces of asbestos from buildings by 2035. A report from the all-party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health wants... View Article

Company fined for asbestos exposure

A company has been ordered to pay more than £34,000 after “inexcusably” exposing pupils, teachers and staff at Newmarket Academy to potentially deadly asbestos. South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court heard... View Article

Asbestos mortality rates

The Office for National Statistics has released figures showing areas of England and Wales where death rates are highest for asbestos-related lung cancer mesothelioma. Barrow-in-Furness, in Cumbria, has the highest... View Article