Developer put workers at risk from asbestos

Source: on 2009-12-11 10:11:00

The HSE has prosecuted a development company for failing to remove asbestos safely during building work at a Cornish hotel.Plymouth-based Stonehouse Design and Build, which purchased the Shark Fin Hotel in Mevagissey to convert into apartments, put its employees and others at risk from exposure to asbestos fibres between December 2005 and July 2006.Workmen disturbed the asbestos during the rennovation work, and the HSE received a tip-off that the firm ...

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