5th February 2025
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IOSH issues asbestos rallying call

The UK Government needs to take more action to prevent thousands of people dying from asbestos exposure every year – 25 years on from the deadly material being banned. That’s the call from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), which says that despite the ban, an estimated 300,000 non-domestic buildings built before 1999 […]

Former construction company directors sentenced for failing to prevent exposure to asbestos

Two former company directors have been sentenced and fined after a refurbishment project at a former department store was found to have disturbed asbestos containing materials (ACMs) while demolition work was still taking place. Newcastle Crown Court heard that during October 2017, the former Joplings Department Store in Sunderland was undergoing refurbishment when workers disturbed […]