The Royal Gazette has reported in last Saturday's newspaper that the Bermuda Police Association is “very concerned” over the discovery of asbestos in a police building"
The Police have announced the Criminal Records Office was temporarily closed after material containing asbestos was found in files in a cabinet. It forced the immediate halt to vetting requests in areas including employment and immigration.
Andrew Harewood, Chairman of the BPA, said: “Obviously our main concern is that of the health of our members.”
The building is located at police headquarters in Prospect, Devonshire.
A police spokesman said the move was made “out of an abundance of caution” after tests showed asbestos was present. The spokesman added: “The safety, health and wellbeing of our staff, and that of the public, remains a main priority for the BPS.”
The full article can be found at http://www.royalgazette.com/news/article/20180706/asbestos-found-in-police-building