Archive for September 21st, 2010
Interserve has been fined £33,000 after a court heard it had potentially exposed Ministry of Defence workers to deadly asbestos fibres.
Its subsidiary Interserve (Defence) Ltd, of Waterloo Road, London, appeared at Oxford Crown Court on 8 September following an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive.
An asbestos survey undertaken in the boiler room at an MoD base in Arncott, Bicester, in early 2005, found that the whole room was considered to be contaminated with asbestos and recommended that access to the room should be restricted until it was removed. Read More