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Roofers and Builders Reminded to Follow Waste Rules

THE GOVERNMENT'S Environment Agency is reminding roofers and builders to take responsibility for their waste. Most roofers and builders are law-abiding and take their duty...

“It’s Time to get Tough on Asbestos”, says IOSH

STRONGER MEASURES on asbestos management are needed to save lives, according to Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the global body for health...

Asbestos Risk – A One-Stop Guide for Small Construction Firms and...

A NEW one-page Asbestos Risk digital guide for small construction businesses and tradespeople who work with or disturb building fabric has been published by the Construction...

Asbestos Regulations to be Reviewed

STARTING IN MAY 2021, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be consulting a range of stakeholders about the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. The...

Discovering Asbestos in Post-2000 Buildings

WHEN THE ASBESTOS Prohibition (Amendment) Regulations 1999 banned the import, supply and use of asbestos and asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) in the UK, HSE guidelines...

Ministry of Defence Slammed Over Roof Asbestos Scandal

THE MINISTRY of Defence (MoD) has been slammed by Unite for failing to remove asbestos from the roof of its base at Ashchurch in...

Campaign to Manage the Risks of Asbestos-Related Cancer

LIVES ARE still being put at risk by companies failing to manage exposure to asbestos – two decades after the cancer-causing material was banned...

Gully Howard Technical and NFRC Collaborate to Create Asbestos Awareness Training...

THERE HAS, for some time, been a growing recognition that training does not have to mean making every delegate an expert, but teaching them...

HSE Targets London Inspections on Health and Asbestos

THE LATEST Health and Safety Executive (HSE) construction inspection initiative begins this week, and will continue until 17 February. The campaign is primarily targeting London...

Asbestos Breach Spreads Fibres to Home, Contents and Neighbour

A landlord and building contractor have been fined after large quantities of asbestos fibres were released from the demolition of a conservatory at a...