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Armco are holding two Asbestos Awareness training sessions this October: 2nd and 9th October 2012 both at 9.00 a.m. at Bury Business Centre, Kay Street, Bury, BL0 9HL. The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 states that it is mandatory for anyone who is likely to disturb asbestos containing material’s to have received adequate training. If […]Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2012
Asbestos regulations state that Asbestos Awareness training is mandatory for anyone who is involved with or affected by disturbing the fabric of a building in their works tasks (Section 10 of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012). The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) take this very seriously and there have been many employers this year […]Read the full article | Published Sep 19, 2012
Further to our monthly Asbestos Awareness training sessions, the next one being scheduled for 2nd October 2012. We are holding another session this month on Tuesday, 9th October 2012 at 9.00 a.m. Both sessions are to be held at Bury Business Centre, Kay Street, Bury, BL9 6BU. The cost of each session is £55 per […]Read the full article | Published Sep 12, 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. Armco has arranged their next Asbestos Awareness training session for Tuesday, 2nd October […]Read the full article | Published Sep 10, 2012
Employers are required, by Section 10 of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, to ensure that all those whom carry out any works or installation on properties built before the year 2000 must receive adequate Asbestos Awareness training. Armco have scheduled their next Asbestos Awareness and Works with Non-Licensed Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) training session […]Read the full article | Published Sep 07, 2012
Two Lincoln companies have been found guilty of Health and Safety breaches and fined after workers were exposed to asbestos during the refurbishment of a Northamptonshire hospital ward. Contractors Simons Construction Ltd instructed Rilmac Insulation Ltd to carry out an asbestos Refurbishment and Demolition Survey prior to the commencement of work on the Martin Roth […]Read the full article | Published Sep 05, 2012
New research has shown that asbestos is mostly to blame for deaths in the construction industry, but diesel exhaust and other carcinogens such as silica are also significant factors. In addition, skin cancer was also found to be an issue. The study was funded by the Health & Safety Executive and published in the British […]Read the full article | Published Sep 03, 2012