Asbestos: Free bitesize sessions from the experts at Acorn will help keep your team protected from this hidden killer

Asbestos bitesize training sessions for you and your business

IT may have been banned from new buildings more than 20 years ago but asbestos still poses a huge threat to the health and wellbeing of our society.

Thousands of buildings – including many schools – still contain asbestos which can go on to cause deadly cancer if it is damaged or disturbed releasing microscopic fibres into the air.

As the fight against asbestos rages on, we understand that education is key. That’s why the team of experts at industry leading consultancy, Acorn Analytical Services, is now offering FREE hour-long bitesize sessions to give your teams the information they need to manage asbestos safely.

Making information about asbestos more accessible

During our sessions, which will be led by our team of friendly, highly-trained, UKAS-accredited professionals, we’ll go back to basics, giving you an understanding of what asbestos is and how it has been used in buildings across the decades.

We’ll explain more about the three main surveys we carry out – asbestos management surveys, refurbishment surveys and demolition surveys – and what you can expect from them. We’ll also guide you through the process and the steps you need to take as business owners to ensure you are fully compliant with the law.

If you’re looking for a surveyor or a contractor to carry out work on your premises, we’ll explain what you need to look out for and all the pitfalls to avoid. We’ll also show you a survey report and the main regulations you need to be aware of.

At the end of the session, there will be plenty of time to ask any questions you may have about asbestos management.

Why Acorn is the perfect choice for your business

With more than 20 years of experience in the asbestos industry our experts have seen it all.

We’ve dedicated much of our working lives to raising awareness of the hidden dangers as well as supporting our clients from across the public and private sector with practical ways of ensuring it is managed safely.

We’re proud to be one of the last independently run consultancies in the UK and any information we offer to our clients is completely impartial, giving you complete peace of mind and reassurance in the services we offer.

We offer UKAS-accredited training courses, to educate businesses and their staff about the potential dangers and directors Ian Stone and Neil Munro, have created a wide range of supplementary, industry-leading information including a best-selling book, Asbestos: The Dark Arts and our podcast Asbestos Knowledge Empire which is available via our website at

Interested in taking the next step? Get in touch with the experts today

We have unrivalled knowledge of the asbestos industry and we want to pass this knowledge onto business owners to ensure they can steps to ensure their premises – and most importantly, their staff, remain safe and protected.

Our bitesize sessions are accessible for all and can held at your premises – or at our offices at Moulton Park, Northampton – and all delegates will receive a pack including the course slides for future reference, and a certificate of attendance.

There’s no catch and there’s absolutely no cost – simply get in touch with Max Wright at or by calling 01604 648928 and leave the rest to us. We look forward to hearing from you and helping support your business.

Acorn is a professional consultancy helping organisations deal with asbestos compliance using surveysair testing, and removal management. 

Please call one of the team, or use the online form to obtain your free quotation. If you would like further information or advice on asbestos training, contact the team on 0844 818 0895 or Contact Us

Ian Stone

I am based out of our Northampton office but regularly travel to meet with new and existing clients. I have assisted thousands of clients over the years on varying-sized projects, several have been schemes totalling over one million pounds spent purely on asbestos. Together with Neil Munro, I host our weekly podcast – Asbestos Knowledge Empire and I am Co-author of Asbestos The Dark Arts and Fear and Loathing of Health and Safety.

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