Do I Need an Asbestos Management Plan?

DO I NEED AN ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN?​ WHAT IS AN ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN?An asbestos management plan is a crucial document designed to register and detail how asbestos will be managed in a property and what activities will be engaged to ensure people remain safe from asbestos exposure. Quick Navigation DO I NEED AN ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT …

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Asbestos Containing Materials 101

Asbestos containing materials 101You’re probably aware that asbestos containing materials (ACMs) were banned from being used in the UK back in 1999. What if you have a property built pre-2000 though? What are ACMs, where are they commonly found and what problems can they cause? This article aims to give you a good overview of …

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Do I need an asbestos survey?

Do I need an asbestos survey?If you own or are in charge of a property built before the year 2000, it may have asbestos containing materials (ACMs) within the structure. It wasn’t until August 1999 that asbestos became a prohibited substance in the UK. This is why it’s imperative that extra care is taken when …

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Time is tight … When it comes to surviving a fall from height

Time is Tight when it comes to surviving a fall from height

By Steve Crookes, consultancy director at EDP, one of the UK’s leading health, safety and environment consultants. Let me ask you to absorb the fact that if one of your workers fell while working at a height, even if they have a safety harness on, it could prove fatal.