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Asbestos: Frequently Asked Question’s (FAQ)

Did you know that around 20 tradesman per week die from an asbestos related disease? Are you aware of your responsibilities to your co-workers, clients and the general public in relation to the prevention of the inhalation of asbestos fibres? In order to ensure that you operate within the asbestos law, namely The Control of […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 20, 2012

County Council fined after failing to implement required Refurbishment and Demolition Asbestos Survey

Staffordshire County Council and a refurbishment firm have been fined for exposing a nursery class, school staff and two joiners to asbestos fibres. The incident took place during a refurbishment project at Glenthorne Community Primary School in Cheslyn Hay in February 2009 lead by G Evans (Services) Ltd, of Rudgley, who were contracted by Staffordshire […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 19, 2012

How to ensure your company operates within the Asbestos Regulations

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness in Great Britain. They are an independent regulator and act in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury in the workplace. The Asbestos Liaison Group (ALG) is a forum of key stakeholders that works together in a […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 14, 2012

Failure to take Asbestos Survey into account lead to workers to be exposed to asbestos

A plumbing company has been prosecuted for serious safety failings which may have led to two workers being exposed to dangerous asbestos fibres during a major refurbishment project on flats in Aberystwyth, Wales. Superior Plumbing Installations Ltd failed to provide the workers, a site manager and a subcontractor, with legally required information about the presence […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 11, 2012

Armco have been assessed as compliant to the CHAS standard

There were celebrations in the Armco office as our accreditation to the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) was reviewed and marked as compliant. CHAS are dedicated to completing health and safety pre-qualification assessments for both suppliers and buyers to a nationally recognised and accepted threshold standard, with the aim of: improving health and […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 03, 2012
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