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Terminally ill local man to sue former employer over asbestos exposure claim

A dying Tayside man is suing his former employer after claiming he was exposed to asbestos at work and became terminally ill as a result. Alexander Darling, of Muirend Road, Perth, has raised the action against A&J Stephen Ltd of … Continue reading

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Former Bromsgrove Council House could cost £750,000 to demolish because of asbestos

THE COST of demolishing the former Bromsgrove District Council House at Burcot Lane could be as high as £750,000 because of the amount of asbestos that needs removing. The revelation came during a full council meeting on Wednesday (April 26) … Continue reading

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Teacher, 68, died from asbestos exposure after builders removed the deadly fibres from classrooms while she taught lessons during her 30-year career

A former teacher died after being exposed to asbestos in schools, a coroner has ruled. Sue Stephens, 68, worked as a teacher in Buckinghamshire for 30 years before retiring in 2008 to Crediton, Devon. The grandmother was diagnosed with malignant … Continue reading

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Asbestos cancer ‘killed fundraiser’after decades of working in power stations

A grandfather who raised thousands of pounds for a West Yorkshire hospice died from an asbestos related cancer decades after working as an electrical engineer in power stations, an inquest heard. Jon Sharpe raised more than £20,000 for Pontefract’s Prince … Continue reading

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Deadly asbestos killed Derby Mountain Rescue hero Steve Hilditch

FORMER head of Derby Mountain Rescue died after contracting cancer following his work at Rolls-Royce. In the weeks before his death, Steve Hilditch said he felt “very sad” he was “stopped from doing the work he loved” with the rescue … Continue reading

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Asbestos Awareness Dates

Bradley Environmental is one of the UK’s leading providers of UKATA Approved Asbestos Training. We run over 800 courses each year, which include the following; UKATA Certified Asbestos Awareness Training, Non-Licensed Removal Training, BOHS P402 Buildings Surveys and Bulk Sampling … Continue reading

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Trainee Asbestos Consultant

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen to join a successful and well established business in the health and safety industry. The successful candidate will be extremely motivated to develop their skills/knowledge and preferably have some construction site or trade … Continue reading

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Technical Administrator Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen for a Technical Administrator in our Halesowen office. The role will involve the preparation of technical quotations under instruction by the Senior Technical Administrator and Technical Managers, chasing quotations and updating progress on a database. Other … Continue reading

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Alert after suspected asbestos found at leisure centre

PART of a leisure centre had to be closed today after suspected asbestos was discovered in the building. The main hall of Scotch Horn Leisure Centre, in Nailsea, was sealed off after drilling work in the walls revealed the mystery … Continue reading

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Dale Farm fined over Cookstown asbestos exposure

Dale Farm has been fined £30,000 plus costs of £2,500 after two ventilation engineers were exposed to asbestos fibres. The incident happened during extension work at Dunmanbridge Creamery, Cookstown, on 13 March 2013. The company pleaded guilty to breaches of … Continue reading

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