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Asbestos removal firm fined for putting workers at risk

A licensed asbestos removal contractor has been fined for putting its workers at risk of exposure to the dangerous substance during a refurbishment project in Warwickshire.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted AG&M Ltd. for failing to properly maintain a decontamination unit and r…

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asbestosDid you know that every week in the UK, on average...

4 plumbers die
20 tradesmen die
6 electricians die
8 joiners die

due to exposure to asbestos?

Asbestos was extensively used as a building material in the UK from the 1950s through to the mid-1980s. It was used for a variety of purposes and was …

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