Second asbestos strike for Edinburgh council

Source: on 2009-11-13 13:18:00

City of Edinburgh Council has landed a £14,000 fine for exposing employees to asbestos. Joiners at the council's Murrayburn Road workshop were cutting viewing panels in doors removed from Castlebrae Community High School on 3 April 2007 when one of the doors began leaking white dust. Edinburgh Sheriff Court heard that the workers opened the workshop door to let the dust blow out into the car park. After the workers ...

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