Tradesmen – Don’t put yourself or those around you at risk!
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), asbestos kills around 20 tradesmen each week, including 8 joiners, 6 electricians and 4 plumbers. Workers involved in the maintenance, refurbishment and other similar trades are the group most at risk when it comes to contracting an asbestos related disease. Anyone who works on the fabric of a building is at risk, which includes the following professions:
o Heating engineers, plumbing engineers