Housing Trust and two lift companies fined for asbestos failings.

Yet another story of incompetence – this time the culprits are a housing trust and two lift companies.

The combined failures of all three parties led to the unsafe removal of the asbestos and the potential spread of asbestos fibres, which exposed residents and others to a potential risk to their health.

Are the fines high enough to prevent similar occurrences happening or is it a case of  total ignorance?

For the full story – http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/housing-trust-and-two-firms-fined-for-potential-asbestos-risk/?eban=govdel-press-release&cr=06-Feb-2014

February 6, 2014Permalink