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Asbestos containing materials still being used in a young apprentice learning centre for plumbers!

This week we conducted a survey at a recently closed building which had been a training centre for apprentice plumbers.

The depressing aspect was finding operational materials that were clearly being used by students, that contained asbestos.

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Asbestos was banned in the UK in 1999. As you can see below, plumbers are in one of the highest occupational risk groups for Mesothelioma and Asbestosis.death-rate

If apprentices are still being exposed to asbestos in 2016, by teachers who should know better, then the fight against asbestos related diseases is still long and uncertain.
Each apprentice and teacher should be undertaking Asbestos Awareness Training and have the correct equipment tested for asbestos

For any information, call us on 0800 141 2676

Asbestos containing materials still being used in a young apprentice learning centre for plumbers!
2016-10-07T11:41:20+00:00
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