Recognizing Firefighters During Global Asbestos Awareness Week

Each year, the first week of April is recognized as Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW). This is a week dedicated to spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and the health complications associated with it. While firefighters are already…

The risks posed by asbestos to firefighters remains

Despite its use being outlawed in the UK in 1999, (five years ahead of the European deadline) asbestos remains an ongoing threat to firefighters. Its widespread use in buildings throughout Britain means the problem is not going away any time…

Remember; remember no asbestos on your bonfire this November 2016

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) is issuing a stark warning to the public not to throw items containing the deadly toxin asbestos on to bonfires this November. Asbestos is a dangerous substance which could put your family and friends…

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