Company fined after asbestos containing materials were released

A Glasgow based building contractor has been fined after an employee used a powered saw to cut through a kitchen cupboard door, accidentally releasing asbestos containing materials. Glasgow Sheriff Court heard that between 8 November 2015 and 11 December 2015, City Building (Glasgow) LLP was carrying out refurbishment work at a flat in Glasgow. An employee …

Two sentenced following asbestos breach

A landlord and building contractor have been fined after large quantities of asbestos fibres were released from the demolition of a conservatory at a rented property. Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how the landlord commissioned a building contractor to replace a conservatory containing asbestos panels at a property in Selly Oak, Birmingham between …

Peter Bennett OBE

PASMA, the not-for-profit organisation representing the international mobile access tower industry, is delighted to announce that the Association’s managing director, Peter Bennett, 59, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List for his services to business in the access and work at height sector. Managing director of PASMA since 2006, …