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Mesothelioma and asbestos related disease cases set to peak in 2015

The amount of asbestos related cancer cases such as Mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos before the 1980’s has not yet reached its peak despite killing more than 1800 people in the UK each year. There are 2100 people diagnosed with asbestos related disease each year, and most of those victims die within 12 months […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 16, 2015

Asbestos still present in schools

The BBC have released figures stating that asbestos is still present in 86% or 9 out of ten schools in the UK, which is higher than what was previously reported. Asbestos was used heavily in the building industry in the 1960’s and 1970’s before it was banned in 1999. JUAC the Joint Union Asbestos Committee […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 12, 2015

Asbestos Surveys in Manchester.

Asbestos Surveys in Manchester There are two types of asbestos surveys. At Armco we have over 15 years of experience in asbestos surveying. Our trusted ad competent surveyors provide asbestos surveys in Manchester and UK wide, we offer Asbestos management surveys and asbestos refurbishment and demolition surveys. Asbestos is a deadly substance made illegal in […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 09, 2015

Asbestos Management Survey of St Marys Deane Parish Church, Bolton, Greater Manchester.

We have recently conducted an Asbestos Management Survey at St Mary’s, Deane Parish Church in Bolton, Greater Manchester. Each building within the Church of England must carry out a Quinquennial inspection. A Quinquennial inspection happens every 5 years and involves an inspection by an architect or chartered building surveyor that have been previously approved by […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 06, 2015

Liverpool NHS Trust fined after asbestos failings.

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NSH Trust have been prosecuted by the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) for failing to manage asbestos present in their building. The NHS Trust was fined £10,000 after it was found that workers may have been exposed to deadly fibres in the basement area of the office building […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 02, 2015
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