Never assume listed buildings don't contain asbestos

Are Listed Buildings hiding asbestos?

Neil Munro Asbestos Awareness

Buildings of historic importance, that were constructed centuries ago, were not built with asbestos. Whether you’re talking about castles or smaller old listed properties they were built before we started using asbestos in construction. What we will consider in this blog is what may have happened to those buildings after …

Asbestos training

Asbestos training – what you need to know

Ian Stone Asbestos Awareness

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 states employers must ensure adequate information, instruction and asbestos training is given to all employees liable to be exposed to asbestos. Employers must review training needs any time the job changes or different work practices are introduced. This is to enable employees to be able to safeguard themselves and …

Are you using the lockdown wisely when it comes to asbestos?

Are you using the lockdown wisely when it comes to asbestos?

Ian Stone Asbestos Awareness

As more and more businesses begin to reopen their premises, people’s minds have been turning to tackling another problem in their midst. A lot of asbestos-related works need to take place out of hours, whilst premises are unoccupied. Today’s climate presents an opportunity for firms to deal with asbestos works …

Looking back on 20 years of the UK asbestos ban

Looking back on 20 years of the UK asbestos ban

Neil Munro Asbestos Awareness

It has now been over 20 years since the final asbestos ban came into force in the UK. Thousands of people have suffered serious illnesses or lost their life after being exposed to asbestos where they lived, worked or played decades ago. And, despite asbestos being banned in the UK …