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An Essex school has been fined after poorly-planned and managed refurbishment activities exposed staff and contractors to asbestos.
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A Belfast property company has been fined for exposing workers to Asbestos fibres in the refurbishment of a popular entertainment venue. The company pleaded guilty to three breaches of the health and safety legislation in Belfast Crown Court. The property company was contracted to undertake and manage the refurbishment of the Devenish Complex in Belfast. [...]
Asbestos removal still presents significant challenges and at the Northern Ireland Safety Group meeting on the 15th February, seasoned speaker, Austin O'Hare from HBE, will share examples of when he has had to handle the unexpected during an Asbestos Removal Project, including climbing church towers, working around staff refusing to leave and wildlife breaking into [...]
A consulting company has been fined £30,000, plus costs of £564, at Antrim Crown Court for three health and safety breaches that resulted in two construction workers being exposed to asbestos. The sentencing comes after a Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) investigation into how a joiner and his colleague were exposed to [...]
A food manufacturer located in Dungannon, Northern Ireland has been fined £30,000 plus costs of £2,500 after pleading guilty to breaches of health and safety legislation for Asbestos related offences. The case was brought by the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) and relates to an incident where two ventilation engineers were exposed [...]
A UK charitable trust and a contractor it employed has been fined for safety failings after disturbing asbestos and continuing to work in a building. The Trust is responsible for running an academy school where the contractor was refurbishing a building block. The Magistrates’ Court heard that, the contractor was aware that the trust had [...]
The New Year has started in the best way possible for HBE. We've been awarded the prestigious UKAS 17025 accreditation as an Asbestos Testing Body. HBE is one of only two companies in the UK, and the only Irish company, to have achieved UKAS 17020 accreditation for both Legionella Risk Assessments and Asbestos Surveying and [...]