22 Jul 2015
July 22, 2015

Pirelli Managers Convicted of Manslaughter

This week eleven former managers of Italian tyre giant Pirelli have been convicted of manslaughter over the deaths of some 20 workers who were exposed to asbestos. A court in Milan gave the managers, which included two ex-CEOs, jail terms of up to seven years and eight months. All eleven were Pirelli board members between.. read more →

01 Jul 2015
July 1, 2015

Safecontractor Accreditation

The Asbestos Group have once again been successful in achieving Safecontractor accreditation! Safecontractor is a leading health and safety assesment scheme that is recognised all over the UK. More than ever, there is a need to determine how seriously your external contractors and service providers take health and safety and to professionally asses the suitability.. read more →

22 Jun 2015
June 22, 2015

Congratulations!!

We are please to announce that another two of our lead surveyors have now successfully gained there CSCS Cards. Well Done! read more →

The HSE’s ‘Beware Asbestos’ safety campaign received a gold award at this year’s Institute of Promotional Marketing (IPM) Awards. HSE and creative communications agency, 23Red ( who worked with the HSE to design the safety kits and develop a partnership marketing arrangement), collected the award for ‘Best use of innovation in a business-to-business campaign using.. read more →

Headteacher Eugene Symonds is looking at a sign in one of his school’s temorary classrooms. “Warning: Encapsulated Asbestos. Do not cut or make fixings without proper authority and precautions,” it says. Pupils at this primary school in Oxfordshire use this area every day as a cloakroom. Symonds is trying to look on the bright side… read more →