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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]