Category Archives: Asbestos News

23% of Schools in England Failing to Report Asbestos Details

PAC Asbestos Surveys Ltd is an established business, with offices in Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire. Paul Crane, the business founder, offers the expertise of independent, specialist services that are undertaken by fully qualified experienced surveyors who will assist you in your legal duty to manage asbestos in your premises. It has been found that […]

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The 4,500 Year Journey Between Asbestos Discovery and Its Banishment: Part Four

The dangers of asbestos have been visible for nearly 2000 years, so why did it take so long for it to be recognised as a toxic material. PAC Asbestos Surveys digs into the history of Asbestos from its discovery over 4,500 years ago to its eventual banishment in 1999. This is the four of a five-part blog […]

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The 4,500 Year Journey Between Asbestos Discovery and Its Banishment: Part Three

The dangers of asbestos have been visible for nearly 2000 years, so why did it take so long for it to be recognised as a toxic material. PAC Asbestos Surveys digs into the history of Asbestos from its discovery over 4,500 years ago to its eventual banishment in 1999. This is the three of a five-part blog […]

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The 4,500 Year Journey Between Asbestos Discovery and Its Banishment: Part Two

The dangers of asbestos have been visible for nearly 2000 years, so why did it take so long for it to be recognised as a toxic material. PAC Asbestos Surveys digs into the history of Asbestos from its discovery over 4,500 years ago to its eventual banishment in 1999. This is the second of a five-part blog […]

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The 4,500 Year Journey Between Asbestos Discovery and Its Banishment: Part One

The dangers of asbestos have been visible for nearly 2000 years, so why did it take so long for it to be recognised as a toxic material. PAC Asbestos Surveys digs into the history of Asbestos from its discovery over 4,500 years ago to its eventual banishment in 1999. This is the first of a […]

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Salford Residents Told to Remain Indoors as Former Lucozade Factory Containing Asbestos is Demolished

According to bosses and the council, the risk of exposure to harmful asbestos but this is contradicted by the fact they are bringing in specialist cleaners to clean up the area surrounding the factory. Last week, the former Lucozade factory located in Salford was destroyed by an enormous fire and it has now been confirmed […]

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Manchester Landlord Avoids Jail After Asbestos is Found in His Building

A North Quarter building that was undergoing a renovation was found to have asbestos during an inspection and workers could have unknowingly been exposed to it, PAC Asbestos Surveys has learned. The Stevenson Square building’s owner was hauled before courts over fears for health and safety that occurred during its refurbishment that was started five […]

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Manchester Hostel Hit with £44k Court Bill for Lack of Asbestos Survey

Construction workers at a hostel in the Northern Quarter of Manchester were confronted with a ‘minefield’ of asbestos risk, PAC Asbestos Surveys has learned. A fine and court fees costing over £44,000 have hit the directors of Hatters Hostel Ltd, the company who own Hatters Hostel on Newton Street, Manchester. Manchester Crown Court heard that […]

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Asbestos Statistics [Infographic]

Asbestos-related diseases are set to have a massive impact over the next 30 years. We put together this infographic with some key statistics for you to consider. PAC Asbestos Surveys provides asbestos surveys Leeds, Bradford, Manchester, Halifax, Huddersfield and the surrounding area.

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Teachers Death Due to Asbestos Exposure in School

We have been reading a sad story today about a former teacher, the Oldham Chronicle. Former teacher, Bernard Dawson, died after being diagnosed with deadly Mesothelioma. His family believe he inhaled the toxic dust in secondary schools in Greater Manchester and Lancashire. Mr. Dawson taught maths and science for over 50 years teaching and died last August, […]

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