SOCOTEC's Asbestos Services Achieves UKATA Membership

Posted by SOCOTEC on 14-May-2015 15:39:00
SOCOTEC is pleased to announce that it has been accepted for membership to the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) for its asbestos awareness training.
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Topics: Built Environment Services, Asbestos, UKATA, Asbestos Management, Training

HSE Launches New Safety Campaign as 1.3 Million Tradespeople are at Risk from Dangers of Asbestos

Posted by Susan Cassells on 19-Nov-2014 13:22:00
Despite being banned in construction since 1999, the dangers of asbestos are easily identifiable today. According to recent findings from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), on average, 20 people in the UK die weekly of asbestos related diseases. In our latest blog, Susan Cassells, SOCOTEC’s business development manager for the environmental safety compliance division, provides her insight into the dangers of asbestos and the new HSE safety campaign to combat the problem.
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Topics: Asbestos

Understanding Asbestos Regulations in the Rail Sector

Posted by Denis Morgan on 23-Jul-2014 14:42:00
Denis Morgan, divisional technical manager and asbestos specialist, Built Environment Services, ESG, gives an overview of the different regulations and legislation concerning the management of asbestos in the rail industry.
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Topics: Asbestos, Rail

Unearthing Asbestos Best Practice

Posted by James Dodgson on 23-Jul-2014 14:06:00
New ‘good practice guidance’ has been published by the Construction Industry Research Information Association (CIRIA), called Asbestos in soil and made ground: a guide to understanding and managing risks (C733). In our latest blog, James Dodgson, business development manager, Built Environment Services, explains what businesses need to know.
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Topics: Asbestos In Soils, Asbestos