Between 1968 and 1998, over 50,000 people died from asbestos related illnesses. Still, thousands die every year due to asbestos dust exposure.
The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations, 2012, state that an asbestos survey must be conducted for ALL commercial properties, to identify, assess
and manage any asbestos containing materials (ACM). Removal of asbestos is NOT normally necessary. However, they should be suitably labelled, logged in an ‘asbestos register’
and monitored on a six-monthly basis.
Asbestos containing materials are made by weaving together asbestos fibres, or by mixing them with other substances. The three main types
of asbestos are White (Chrysotile), Brown (Amosite) and Blue (Crocidolite).
Asbestos containing materials were used extensively until 1998 as a result of their insulating and fire proof properties. Despite now being the subject of bans, they can still be found in a diverse range of locations, including:
Guttering and soffits
Fire proof coatings
Rope, gaskets, seals
CALL us NOW for free expert advice on 0208 123 8817 text us on
07969 475283 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Legionella Control -
Fire Safety -
Food Hygiene -
Asbestos Control -
General Workplace Safety -
Display Screen Equipment (DSE)
Laboratory Services -
Self-assessment Packs -
Safety Training -
PAT Testing -
Equality Act 2010 -
Company Profile -
Contact Us -
© Protect Health & Safety Limited, 2011. All rights reserved.
Protect Health & Safety Limited, 10 Hosker Close, Headington, OXFORD, OX3 8EN. Company No. 07172085. VAT Registration No. 990677077
Protect Health & Safety Limited (formally trading as EuroScience) is a friendly health & safety consultancy, covering the whole of the UK.
We offer FREE advice & information, without obligation, a comprehensive range of cost-effective risk assessment, site surveying, routine monitoring, PAT testing,
policy writing & training services, plus UKAS accredited laboratory facilities for accurate analysis of water samples and potential asbestos containing materials (ACM).
Our experienced consultants can help you to control risks, maintain a safe workplace &
ensure that your business is in compliance with current laws, regulations & approved codes of practice (ACOP).
Act now... before you receive an inspection by an Health & Safety Executive (HSE) Inspector from the Health & Safety Commission (HSC)
or an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) from your local council's Environmental Health Department.
We can help you to conform with...
The Health & Safety at Work, etc. Act, 1974. (HASAW/HSW)
The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations, 1999.
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, 2005.
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, 2002. (COSHH)
The Control of Asbestos Regulations, 2006.
The Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) for the Control of Legionella in Water Systems, L8. (Legionnaires' disease)
The Food Hygiene (England) Regulations, 2006.
The Health & Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations, 1992. (DSE)
The Equality Act, 2010.
Plus other laws & regulations concerning health & safety or workplace equality.
Call us today on 0208 123 8817
Text us on 07969 475283 or e-mail us at email@example.com
We're confident that you'll find the best value, most friendly & professional services by using Protect Health & Safety Limited.
However, please feel free to compare our prices & services with other suppliers...
PAT Testing Directory