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04 April 2024

THE ALERT PRO Range from Shawcity represents one of the biggest advances in the field of asbestos monitoring for decades. The units are the world's first and only devices capable of monitoring and warning in real-time if asbestos is disturbed and becomes airborne.

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07 September 2023

THE ALERT PRO Range from Shawcity represents one of the biggest advances in the field of asbestos monitoring for decades. The units are the world's first and only devices capable of monitoring and warning in real-time if asbestos is disturbed and becomes airborne.

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24 July 2023

ASBESTOS IS still the number one cause of occupational deaths in the UK today, with over 5,000 recorded annually despite the fact it has been banned in the UK since 1999.

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05 June 2023

ASBESTOS IS still the number one cause of occupational deaths in the UK today, with over 5,000 recorded annually despite the fact it has been banned in the UK since 1999.

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08 March 2023

THERE ARE six million tonnes of asbestos spread across 1.5 million buildings in the UK, including up to 80% of schools and 94% of public buildings such as hospitals. Any building constructed or renovated before 1999 has the potential to contain asbestos.

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03 January 2023

INDUSTRY EXPERT Tim Turney at occupational hygiene and environmental expert Casella, shares how employers can effectively protect their workers from hazardous exposure

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14 December 2022

EXTENSIVE ASBESTOS remediation work is still needed on more than 100,000 UK buildings, according to a new report from the Asbestos Testing and Consultancy (ATaC) Association and the National Organisation of Asbestos Consultants (NORAC).

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29 November 2022

ASBESTOS IS a killer present in countless buildings across the UK. Not just a problem of the past, the material is highly likely to be present in any building built or refurbished before the year 2000. But how dangerous is it?

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16 November 2022

The latest issue of Connected, The Reset Journal is available to read online now.

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04 November 2022

ASBESTOS IS still the number one cause of occupational deaths in the UK today, with over 5,000 recorded annually despite the fact it has been banned in the UK since 1999. However, Shawcity is delighted to announce the biggest advancement in asbestos technology for decades with the ALERT PRO 1000 from Alert Technologies.

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05 October 2022

DO YOU have workers who wear tight fitting respirators such as disposable, half mask or full-face masks? In the UK, all businesses that have workers wearing respirators are required by HSE INDG 479 to perform respirator fit testing and confirm those respirators will provide the right level of on-the-job protection needed.

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12 September 2022

ASBESTOS IS responsible for over 5,000 deaths every single year.

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05 September 2022

NEW FROM Shawcity, the ALERT PRO 1000 is said to be the world's first early warning device for airborne asbestos fibres.

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03 December 2021

BSIF IS pleased to welcome a new Associate member to the Federation. The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) and BSIF have agreed a mutually beneficial formal partnership with the aim of promoting each organisation and raise awareness of the great work both do.

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16 December 2020

SOCOTEC HAS further enhanced the content within its online UKATA Asbestos Awareness training course.

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19 November 2020

Lucion Environmental has developed bespoke accredited asbestos testing service enabling the reuse of gypsum.

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02 June 2020

iHASCO, a market-leading provider of Health & Safety and Compliance eLearning, has released an updated version of its popular Asbestos Awareness training course.

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17 October 2019

A real-time warning device for airborne asbestos fibres, the ALERT PRO 1000 was launched at Contamination Expo 2019 and won the show’s Asbestos Award.

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29 October 2018

As one of the leading training providers in the safety and environmental consultancy industry, training over 2000 delegates each year, Airborne Environmental Consultants (AEC) are proud to launch an immersive training experience, enabling delegates to ‘virtually’ step into the award winning, Hazard House.

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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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FEATURES

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24 November 2022

Each issue, British Safety Council will use this page to answer YOUR questions. Please send any problems, issues or general enquiries about health, safety and wellbeing to policy@britsafe.org and their experts will respond in future issues.

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16 November 2022

With the building renovation rate set to accelerate, Tim Turney takes a look at the importance of protecting against asbestos risks during the great green renovation.

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08 February 2022

Asbestos may be banned in dozens of countries, but it is still all around us and presents a significant hazard to anyone who may be exposed to it, says Ruth Wilkinson.

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14 December 2021

Nick Pullan reminds us that asbestos in schools and hospitals remains a threat that we mustn’t lose sight of in the shadow of COVID-19.

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15 June 2021

The health effects of dust should not be over-looked and it is one of the most prevalent forms of contamination encountered in the workplace. Kurt Greenall explores the dangers of this hazard and the decontamination options.

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05 November 2020

Controlling airborne hazards in the workplace is essential to protect workers from a host of lung illnesses. James Dodgson and David Gough explore the various hazards and health risks.

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11 May 2020

As the death rate from asbestos-related diseases continues to rise, Craig Evans looks at the part training can take in mitigating the risk.

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13 May 2019

Planning is the key to ensuring your health and safety arrangements really work and in the latest webinar from Southalls Ian Hatherly, Richard Denton, Sarah Leake and Caroline Lee looked at COSHH, asbestos and legionella, outlining challenges that their clients face today in terms of the increased focus on health and safety this year.

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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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