Council raises the awareness of asbestos

Reference:

100/10

Date:

01/10/2010

On average 4,000 people every year die in the UK due to Asbestos related activities – 25 per cent have worked in the building, maintenance and repair trades at some time during their working lives.

To target the problem, officers from the Commercial Team in Environmental Services at East Cambridgeshire District Council and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be carrying out targeted inspections of businesses within the District in the next few weeks.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Council raises the awareness of asbestos