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UK’s largest asbestos safety conference to be held in November

The UK’s largest asbestos safety management conference is set to take place on 2 November in Birmingham… The Asbestos the Truth conference will take place...

Asbestos management = competent decisions

Stuart Goodman of Lucion Environmental looks at the responsibilities associated with reducing the risks associated with asbestos management… A previous HSE asbestos safety campaign highlighted...
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Confidence in managing asbestos

Managing asbestos is a key health and safety concern, but we can have confidence in trained and certified professionals to deal with this hazardous...

Construction dust: high risk, low risk?

Terry Slater, Director of SMH Training & Scientific Services UK LTD highlights the dangers of construction dust and solutions to reduce the risks An estimated...
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Planning for asbestos removal

The importance of planning for asbestos in construction work cannot be underestimated. Tracey Boyle – Chartered Occupational Hygienist and current Honorary Secretary of BOHS...
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Asbestos in schools: time for better management?

The latest Health and Safety Executive advice is that schools should identify, protect and manage asbestos-containing materials. Planning and Building Control Today assesses the...
More training for asbestos workers?

Is more training needed for asbestos workers?

Graham Warren, Manager at ACAD discusses the focus that is now placed on employers to ensure employees are competent to work with asbestos. With the...
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Asbestos training – the real ‘know-how’

Terry Slater, Director of SMH Training & Scientific Services UK LTD highlights the hands-on knowledge of asbestos management that comes from the continuous development...

Asbestos victims to get increased compensation

The government is increasing payments from £115,000 to £123,000 for a new compensation scheme starting in April. Victims of the fatal asbestos-induced cancer mesothelioma who...
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Asbestos – ignorance is not bliss

A coordinated approach to training and educating those involved with asbestos is crucial. Terry Slater, Director at SMH Training & Scientific Services LTD explains...
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Avoiding an asbestos breach

Graham Warren ACAD Manager, details the challenges facing local authorities in the management of asbestos. When it comes to the management of asbestos, local authorities...

Asbestos: the duty to manage

Adjacent Planning and Building Control Today outline the new ACoP L143 guidance ‘Managing and working with asbestos’. In March 2011, the government set up an...
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Asbestos – the hidden assassin

Wayne Bagnall MBE, chartered member of the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH) specialising in asbestos, takes us back to basics and warns how to spot the hidden killer

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