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18 September 2018

Lucion Services says that its powerful scanning electron microscopy (SEM) can more effectively measure occupational exposure concentrations for asbestos in workplace premises than other techniques.

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19 July 2018

ALERT TECHNOLOGY Ltd (ATL) have been awarded an innovation loans from Innovate UK.

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31 January 2018

Chesterfield College has adopted Lucion Environmental's new quick response (QR) code-based system to ensure that full details of the presence of any asbestos in a particular location are made immediately available to whoever may need it.

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11 December 2017

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) was established in 2008. To continue to offer benefits to members and protect their position within the industry, UKATA has overhauled its rules of membership.

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30 October 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reviewing the frequency of medical examinations for workers carrying out licensed work under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012). Chris Parr, assurance director at Lucion Services examines what this means for you.

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20 September 2017

Asbestos is a deadly material that was used widely in construction, but it’s use was restricted and ultimately banned in the UK outright in 1999. But it still remains in many older constructions and buildings, and the fine fibrous minerals can be the cause of such diseases as asbestosis, lung cancers, and non-malignant pleural disease to those that come into direct contact.  

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30 October 2017

Risk management and occupational safety company Lucion Services has launched a campaign to highlight the hazards of asbestos containing materials in schools.

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19 July 2017

Asbestos is still a growing concern for the UK, with many people googling their apprehensions daily.

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19 July 2017

Scott Safety has enhanced its Phantom Vision power assisted respirator to offer an improved user experience.

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26 May 2017

Alert Technology, a South Devon based business, celebrated the successful first close in their first investment round of c.£700,000 at the end of 2016 and are now looking to top up this investment with a lift round on SyndicateRoom.com.

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31 March 2017

Lucion Services is bringing its two consultancy divisions together. Under the new arrangements Salbrook Vance, a provider of strategic hazardous material management consulting, will be merged with construction safety specialists Innov8 Safety Solutions.

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28 March 2017

NCL Innovation, the UK’s early stage technology investor, is leading a funding round for start-up Alert Technology. It is helping the company to take its technology - which is designed to save lives through real time detection of airborne asbestos - from concept through to commercial success.

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09 March 2017

The AVIVA is the latest half mask from Scott Safety, a designer and manufacturer of respirators and personal protective equipment. Ensuring worker comfort and wellbeing are priorities, and the half mask's low-profile head harness is said to offer greater stability and compatibility with safety helmets and eye protection.

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30 January 2017

Asbestos surveying and analysis specialist Lucion Environmental has reiterated the importance of effective personal monitoring strategies when abrasive blasting systems are used to remove residual asbestos containing materials (ACMs).

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21 November 2016

A specialist asbestos surveying and analysis company has introduced a labelling concept to ensure the safe management of any asbestos containing materials identified in buildings.

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02 August 2016

National asbestos and risk management specialist Lucion Services is said to have become the first company in its field to achieve independent certification to the BIM Standard PAS 1192-2: 2013, in line with the Level 2 framework. 

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08 June 2016

Approximately 12,000 people die of occupational respiratory diseases annually, two-thirds due to asbestos-related diseases - in fact, about 20 tradespeople die each week from past asbestos exposure (source: HSE).

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13 April 2016

SGS United Kingdom is offering training to help employees avoid exposure to asbestos – the UK’s number one work-related killer – and manage the recovery and clearance processes.

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01 February 2016

Global programme management and construction consultancy Turner & Townsend is providing quantity surveying expertise as part of a government programme to close and rehabilitate 660 abandoned asbestos mines and shafts in South Africa.

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01 February 2016

In 2002, energy generation at Bradwell Nuclear Power Station ceased after 40 years of running. The plant had provided power to the Chelmsford, Colchester and Southend villages via its 30 hectare site. 

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FEATURES

25 January 2017

Of all the airborne hazards to be found in the workplace, asbestos remains one of the most insidious. With around 5000 people in the UK each year dying of asbestos-related illnesses (more than the number of people killed in Britain’s roads) the reputation of asbestos as the hidden killer remains intact and will do so until as many people as possible receive the correct training in how to identify and protect themselves and others.

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26 October 2016

HSM speaks to Jonathan Oswald, UK sales manager - safety division, GVS Filter Technology UK, about the correct use of RPE when faced with airborne hazards.

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28 May 2015

John Toms, director of asbestos, IOM Consulting, provides insight into companies' obligations specific to asbestos and CDM 2015.

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23 January 2013

Asbestos remains the world's number one industrial killer. So why don't we just remove it all? Ian Guest of asbestos specialist Assist FM explains...

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