05 May 2015
May 5, 2015

How to protect yourself from asbestos

As many as 20 tradespeople a week could be dying from asbestos damage to their lungs, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) say. Even though asbestos is now banned, people working in the construction, maintenance or demolition industries could still come into contact with asbestos dust, putting their health in danger. Exposure to asbestos is.. read more →

22 Apr 2015
April 22, 2015

Alway Check Your Using The Professionals

A Leeds trader has been given a suspended jail sentence after exposing a household and workers to potentially dangerous levels of asbestos fibers at a home in Bramhope. The trader took on a job to remove asbestos insulating board from the garage at a couple’s home despite the fact that he did not hold the.. read more →

13 Apr 2015
April 13, 2015

Congratulations to Brendan!

The Asbestos Group would like to congratulate Brendan Dunn on passing his P402! read more →

01 Apr 2015
April 1, 2015

Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2015

This week is ‘Global Asbestos Awareness Week’ and it is more important than ever to remind everybody about the danger of Asbestos. To help put this on the top of the agenda, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is going to share the story of a ‘Mesothelioma Warrior’ every day from the 1st to the.. read more →

The number of cases of a cancer affecting workers exposed to asbestos before the 1980s has yet to reach its peak, senior doctors have warned. Mesothelioma – a malignant tumour of the lung lining – now kills more than 1,800 people in the UK each year. But doctors, writing in the British Medical Journal, said.. read more →