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Asbestos exposure concerns at Aberdeen sheltered housing complex
 An Aberdeen sheltered housing manager fears staff, residents and visitors could have been put at risk by repeated exposure to asbestos.Emma Davis told BBC Scotland News she decided to speak out after repairs to a laundry room at Bridge of Dee Court revealed the presence of asbestos.She...
Coalition of attorneys general sue EPA over asbestos regulation
 San Francisco — Attorneys general of 10 states and the District of Columbia are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator, Andrew Wheeler, over the agency’s refusal to issue a rule to further regulate asbestos – a known human carcinogen.In...
Disqualified directors ignored regulators' warnings about asbestos handling
from IOSH Magazine OnlineDisqualified directors ignored regulators’ warnings about asbestos handling16 July 2018Three directors who demonstrated “appalling” failures in the management of asbestos, exposing employees, the public and the environment to the carcinogenic material, have been...
Charitable trust and contractor fined for asbestos safety failings
A charitable trust and a contractor it employed has been fined for safety failings after disturbing asbestos and continuing to work in a building. The Williamson Trust is responsible for the running of a school academy where Mark Tucker was contracted to refurbish a building...
Chicago roofers exposed to dangerous asbestos hazards
Employer names: Continental Contractors, Niles, Illinois and Local Roofing Inc., Gurnee, IllinoisCitations received: Oct. 16, 2015Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Chicago North Area Office cited a contractor and...
HSE nvestigating Council asbestos removal
 Health and Safety Executive investigating Lydd Town Council's asbestos disposal08 March 2015by Sam Lennon slennon@thekmgroup.co.ukfrom: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/romney-marsh/news/safety-inspectors-probe-councils-asbestos-33030/The Health and Safety Executive is investigating...
UKATA say HSE app could put people at risk.
UK health and safety chiefs hit back in asbestos app row 06:30, 9 March 2015  from: http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/health/uk-health-safety-chiefs-hit-8797363 By Michael BrownAn asbestos removers' trade group had criticised the HSEs new Beware Asbestos app, but now the...
Businessman fined for asbestos failure in Colwyn Bay
A businessman allowed the spread of asbestos in an industrial building by not employing licensed contractors to remove the potentially deadly material, a court has heard.Peter Rees, the owner of a business unit in Eagle Farm Road on the Mochdre Business Park, was selling the building to another...
OSHA cites 6 Chicago-area companies for worker exposure to asbestos during repairs at school
EVANSTON, Ill. – Workers from six separate companies renovating Chute Middle School's cafeteria in Evanston were exposed to asbestos, lead and electrical hazards, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Illinois Department of Public Health...
HSE Construction Bulletin - November 2014 Including Tower Crane Safety Alert
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