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The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) ‘Hidden Killer’ Campaign highlights that over 40 people per week die from asbestos exposure and that 20 of these are tradesman. Broke down further, this can be seen as 8 joiners, 6 electricians, 4 plumbers and 2 from other trades. Due to this staggering death toll, the HSE have […]Read the full article | Published Jul 26, 2012
Are you looking for asbestos awareness training in Manchester?? Well look no further, as Armco are holding various asbestos related training session her in Bury, Manchester on Friday, 27th July 2012 here at Bury Business Centre, Kay Street, Bury, BL9 6BU. We are holding Asbestos Awareness training and Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos containing materials (ACM’s) […]Read the full article | Published Jul 13, 2012
Calling all demolition workers; carpenters and joiners; plumbers; roofing contractors; painters and decorators; plasterers; construction workers; fire and burglar alarm installers; shop fitters; gas fitters; computer installers; general maintenance staff e.g. caretakers; telecommunications engineers; building surveyors; cable layers; electricians and; heating and ventilation engineers. And any other tradesman whom is likely to encounter asbestos containing materials in […]Read the full article | Published Jul 10, 2012
The Control of Asbestos Regulations state that asbestos training is mandatory for anyone who is involved with or affected by disturbing the fabric of a building in their works tasks. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) take this very seriously and if you navigate the other stories in this news feed you will see that […]Read the full article | Published Jul 06, 2012
Stockton on Tees Borough Council have been found guilty of two contraventions of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 after their common practice to ‘clear and strip’ properties ready for demolition lead to workers being exposed to asbestos. They were fined a total of £20, 000 and ordered to pay over £5, 500 in costs. […]Read the full article | Published Jul 04, 2012