Monthly Archives: April 2015

Asbestos Awareness Training Protects the Public as well as Workers

The ongoing problem of Asbestos Containing Materials within commercial buildings in the UK has been further highlighted with a diagnosis of Mesothelioma for a former Harrods employee. It was reported that during her time at the department store, between 1991 and 2001, Sandra Shaverien may have been exposed to asbestos dust in the tunnels that run […]

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Deaths from historic asbestos exposure reiterate need for Asbestos Awareness training courses

In the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, the dangers of asbestos were unknown or unacknowledged by employers in the UK. The number of deaths from historic exposure to the substance illustrates the dangers faced by workers at the time, albeit unknowingly. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) state that the number of deaths from Mesothelioma, a […]

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