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Asbestos Awareness and Works with Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing Materials – Friday, 22nd February 2013

Article Updated On June 13, 2016Armco Asbestos Consultants have scheduled their next Asbestos Awareness and Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) training session for Friday, 22nd February 2013 at Bury Business Centre, Kay Street, Bury, BL9 6BU. The half day Asbestos Awareness training is mandatory for anyone whom works on a property built prior […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 07, 2013

Asbestos Awareness and Works with Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing Materials – Tuesday, 29th January 2013

Article Updated On June 13, 2016Armco Asbestos Consultants have scheduled their next Asbestos Awareness and Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) training session for Tuesday, 29th January 2013 at Bury Business Centre, Kay Street, Bury, BL9 6BU. This is easily accessed from many areas including Bury, Bolton, Greater Manchester and Lancashire. The Control of […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 22, 2013

Surveyors prosecuted for producing incomplete Refurbishment and Demolition asbestos survey

Article Updated On June 13, 2016Two asbestos surveyors have been fined after they failed to identify asbestos in 32 different locations whilst undertaking a pre-refurbishment survey of a public house in Trafford, Manchester. David Harold and Shaun Hodgson were prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) appeared in court after construction workers were exposed […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 02, 2013

Asbestos: Frequently Asked Question’s (FAQ)

Article Updated On June 13, 2016Did 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 20, 2012

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

Article Updated On June 13, 2016Staffordshire 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, […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 19, 2012

How to ensure your company operates within the Asbestos Regulations

Article Updated On June 13, 2016The 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 14, 2012

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

Article Updated On June 13, 2016A 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 11, 2012

Armco have been assessed as compliant to the CHAS standard

Article Updated On June 13, 2016There 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 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 03, 2012

Download free copy of ‘Managing Asbestos in Buildings’

Article Updated On June 13, 2016The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)’s website is offering a free download of their leaflet entitled ‘Managing Asbestos in Building’ aimed at people who own, manage or have responsibilities for buildings which may contain asbestos. This includes all non-domestic buildings, whatever the type of business, and the common areas of […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 27, 2012

Demolition Company prosecuted after ignoring Asbestos Survey reccomendations

Article Updated On June 13, 2016A Cheltenham demolition company has been prosecuted after exposing its own workers to dangerous asbestos fibres and illegally removing asbestos waste from a property in Gloucester. DA Environmental Services Ltd were prosecuted by the Health and Safety (HSE) at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court on 5th November 2012 for breaching three regulations […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 08, 2012
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