Asbestos exposure at sheltered housing leads to fine

A building firm contaminated an elderly resident’s possessions with asbestos during bathroom renovation work at sheltered housing in West Bridgford.

The company was removing asbestos insulation board which had been used to box in pipework behind the bath but, in the process, managed to contaminate many of Mrs Jenkins’ possessions, including clothing and furniture, with asbestos fibres.

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