An outdoor swimming pool in Essex has become contaminated with asbestos and its opening this season may be delayed while cleaning is carried out. The Health and Safecty Executive is to investigate how asbestos settled at the bottom of the pool. It is believed to have come through water circulation pipework which may have been.. read more →

Michael Lees has spent 15 years thinking about asbestos in British schools since the death of his wife Gina at the age of 51 in 2000. She suffered from mesothelioma – a form of lung cancer. Gina worked as a teacher for more than 30 years and Lees now believes she spent much of that.. read more →

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 →