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Armco Asbestos Consultants are now CHAS registered!!!

Article Updated On December 16, 2011We are celebrating in the Armco Office today after being awarded CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment)! What a year of achievement this has been for us as we were also awarded IS0 9001 accreditation back in August and have recently become an approved sub-contractor for Six Town Housing […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 16, 2011

Inquest finds asbestos-link to death of club singer

Article Updated On December 13, 2011An inquest ruled that Colin Archer’s death was asbestos –related and was due to his exposure to asbestos fibres during his many years employment as a tarmac welder. Tributes were paid to the well-known club singer from Wolverhampton who had suffered for around ten years with lung problems. The inquest […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 13, 2011

Asbestos litigation spreads round the world – is your asbestos health and safety up to date?

Article Updated On December 9, 2011Asbestos litigation thrived around industrial cities in the United States after enterprising lawyers managed to turn a case of employer negligence, failing to equip workers with proper respirators, into a multibillion-dollar products-liability bonanza. Due to the United States imposing the most stringent regulations such as OSHA workplace rules and NESHAP […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 09, 2011

Asbestos Awareness Training Session – Friday, 16th December 2011 at 9.00am

Article Updated On December 9, 2011Armco Asbestos Consultants have offered first class training sessions held at properties of various companies for many years. Now though, we are also holding monthly Asbestos Awareness and Non-Licensed Works with Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) Training right here in the conference room at Bury Business Centre, Kay Street, Bury, BL9 […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 08, 2011

Management of Asbestos is Vital to Protect Employees and Customers

Article Updated On December 8, 2011The University of Lincoln has been fined £10,000, and ordered to pay £12,759 costs, after it admitted leaving students and staff at risk of exposure to asbestos. The university failed to take adequate steps to tackle asbestos found in four of its buildings, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) heard. […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 06, 2011

Tradesman fined for asbestos fibre release during refurbishment of property

Article Updated On December 2, 2011A Birmingham handyman has been prosecuted after endangering lives by releasing asbestos fibres while refurbishing a kitchen at a flat in Solihull, Birmingham. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found the carpenter/general handyman had removed partition walls containing asbestos insulating board (A.I.B) at the premises in January 2011. […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 02, 2011

Canada’s asbestos mining industry grinds to halt amid asbestos risk protests

Article Updated On November 30, 2011  Canada’s once expansive asbestos industry has stopped mining the fibre in both their mines for the first time in 130 years, amid noisy political debates and an anti-asbestos news conference on Thursday on Parliament Hill, Canada. Advocates of the industry insist it’s too early to disregard the Canadian asbestos […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 30, 2011

Asbestos Training: what does asbestos look like?

Article Updated On November 30, 2011Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used commonly in a variety of building construction materials for insulation and as a fire-retardant. Because of its fiber strength and heat resistant properties, until it was discovered that when asbestos-containing materials are damaged or disturbed by repair, remodeling or demolition activities, microscopic […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 28, 2011

Asbestos laws effect everyone!!! From the Royal Family to large multi-nationals, there is no escaping the risk or the law!

Article Updated On November 21, 2011 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, aka Prince William and his new bride Kate, have chosen their new marital home but will not be able to move in for around a year due to problems with asbestos. This, coupled with recent large fine for muti-national giant Marks and Spencer for failing to […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 21, 2011

Asbestos Awareness Training in Bury Gtr Manchester

Article Updated On November 18, 2011Armco Asbestos Training run asbestos training courses at the Bury Business centre, Kay Street, Bury Gtr Manchester. Asbestos Awareness training is a mandatory requirement for any worker liable to disturb asbestos while performing their normal everyday work.     The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 18, 2011
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