Asbestos is still present in over 75% of UK schools. The Department of Education’s guidance on the management of asbestos in schools and colleges outlines the duty holder’s legal obligations. The guidance also includes the 5 steps that are needed to be taken to ensure asbestos is managed effectively. There is a requirement to have […]
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. It aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. It does so through research, information and advice, promoting training; new or revised regulations and codes of practice, and working with local authority partners by inspection, investigation and enforcement. www.hse.gov.uk More […]
Our asbestos surveys include all the information you will need to assist in the development of an asbestos management plan. A school and its maintenance contractor have been fined after workers disturbed asbestos at the school while installing a new heating system. In the course of the work, ceiling tiles containing asbestos were disturbed, potentially […]
Duty to manage flow chart Further detail is contained in HSE guidance HSG227, including Table 1 which details some common errorsand outcomes in asbestos management with some solutions.Publication L143 Regulation 4 Duty to Manage sets out legal obligations.
Where might I find Asbestos in the Workplace and at Home?