We all know how dangerous asbestos is but it appears that people are not taking adequate precautions and not getting the correct training to be able to work safely around it. Here I have put together some articles about people and businesses ignoring the warnings about working with Asbestos.
According to the general manager of UKATA Asbestos training is being ignored. He has made it very clear that he thinks as a very minimum anyone who is going to potentially come anywhere near to asbestos should attend the asbestos awareness course.
This story covers the metropolitan police force and a building where they trained officers in the use of firearms was found to have traces of asbestos. You can read the full story here