Article - 22 Oct 2008
This article looks at where asbestos can be found and what to do if you encounter it at home or in the workplace.
News - 27 Nov 2008
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Jewson, the UK’s leading supplier of timber and building materials, have joined forces to help warn tradesmen of the dangers of asbestos....
News - 3 Dec 2012
Today, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) announced its keynote speakers and honorees for the upcoming Ninth Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference, titled The Asbestos...
News - 2 Aug 2007
John Edward Callahan, a two-time convicted felon, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for improperly removing cancer-causing asbestos from a government building in Roanoke without following...
News - 7 Mar 2013
If you suspect that your house contains asbestos, you may be interested in having it removed or you may be wondering what will happen if you decide to renovate your home. Asbestos was commonly used in...
News - 6 Apr 2005
Asbestos Control: Surveys, Removal, and Management, Second Edition, is now available for purchase from ASTM International.
The manual’s primary purpose is to facilitate the use of ASTM...
News - 3 Mar 2008
Every year 4000 people die of asbestos which is more than those in road traffic accidents. In Great Britain we are in the middle of an epidemic and it is expected that asbestos deaths will to peak to...
News - 15 Nov 2005
The Health and Safety Commission (HSC) today published a consultative document seeking comments on proposed amendments to its asbestos regulations and an Approved Code of Practice (ACoP).
News - 25 Sep 2008
Certain school buildings are called "system buildings" and have their structural columns fire-proofed with asbestos materials, which in turn are enclosed by metal casings or cladding. In...
News - 4 Apr 2006
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated information on managing asbestos in schools. The potential exposure of teachers and pupils to asbestos remains low but HSE is re-issuing the guidance...