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Demolition boss imprisoned after exposing staff to asbestos in a cost-cutting exercise

David Briggs, 74, was sent to prison for 24 months by Manchester Magistrates court after being found guilty of exposing works to asbestos during the demolition of the former Oakbank Training Centre in Chadderton, in 2015 The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), prosecuting, attended the site after being advised by a member of the public […]

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Thieves may have exposed themselves to asbestos during Essex burglary

Thieves have been warned of the dangers of asbestos, after they may have exposed themselves to asbestos fibres during an overnight burglary at an Essex company. The burglars broke into the warehouse of Capital Cables in Motherwell Way, West Thurrock, sometime during the weekend of 21st and 22nd June, by breaking through the roof of […]

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