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DIY reality shows put people at risk by ignoring asbestos awareness

According to a report in the Herald Sun, increasingly-popular shows like The Block and The Renovators fail to warn about the dangers of asbestos even though many of the homes featured in the shows must contain some level of contamination. Australian senator Lisa Singh has called for the shows to ‘grow a corporate conscience’ and

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Birmingham builder fined £2,400 for asbestos contamination

Handyman William Rogers found himself in court recently after releasing asbestos fibres whilst refurbishing a Solihull kitchen. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found Rogers, a carpenter and general handyman, had removed partition walls containing asbestos insulating board at the premises in Masons Way, Olton, on 27 January 2011. Solihull Magistrates’ Court heard

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Kate and Wills will have to wait for asbestos removal before moving into their new home

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will have to wait up to a year before moving into their new Kensington pad because the remodelling programme they are planning involves the removal of asbestos according to The Mesothelioma Center. The asbestos is believed to have been installed during the last major renovation to Kensington Palace which

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