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In the previously published article, I highlighted the legal requirement for a duty holder to be appointed to identify asbestos containing materials (ACM’s) and follow regulations to ensure the asbestos is managed safely. Further information on this, and other Health and Safety, issues will be available for free at the Health and Safety Midlands Show […]Read the full article | Published May 25, 2012
Armco Asbestos Consultants are holding their monthly Asbestos Awareness and Non-Licensed Works with Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) Training here at Bury Business Centre on Friday, 15th June 2012. As an employer you are required to ensure that any employees who are likely to come into contact with ACM’s have been trained to be asbestos aware. […]Read the full article | Published May 24, 2012
A free event in Aberdeen for young construction apprentices has been organised to facilitate lifesaving advice and raise awareness of death, injury and ill health in the workplace. The event will involve inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive and leading members of the construction industry, who will offer practical advice and guidance on how […]Read the full article | Published May 18, 2012
The use of all asbestos containing materials (ACM’s) was not banned until 1999. This means any building built or refurbished before the year 2000 could contain asbestos. All workers who are liable to disturb asbestos during their normal work are required by law to be trained to be Asbestos Aware. This is so that they […]Read the full article | Published May 15, 2012
Jean Bean, from Shepton Mallet, has been awarded a payout of £290, 000 from Bristol Water following the death of her husband David last year aged 73. David Bean had worked for the company as an engineer until 1992 and was provided with no protection when visiting pumping stations which housed boilers covered in asbestos […]Read the full article | Published May 10, 2012