Archive March 2012

New Asbestos Regulations Come into Force

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 will come into force on 6 April 2012, updating previous asbestos regulations to take account of the European Commission's view that the UK had not fully implemented the EU Directive on exposure to asbestos (Directive 2009/148/EC). In practice, the changes are fairly limited and mean that some types of non-licensed work with asbestos now have additional requirements, i.e. notification of work, medical surveillance and record keeping. All other requirements...
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New online service reduces the burden for Clients and CDM Coordinators

Official launch at Ecobuild - 20-22 March (Stand number S2742) A new online service has been launched to make life easier for clients and CDM Coordinators and to provide additional safeguards. The Collaborative Construction Compliance (CCC) service (www.collaborativecc.co.uk) provides a single online system to manage CDM and asbestos management and compliance; contractor assessment and accreditation; waste planning and record documentation. It is designed to cut costs and reduce the burden placed...
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Newsletter - March 2012

The March 2012 edition of the Ai Solutions Newsletter is now available: March Newsletter.
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Local Good News - £50m Contract Won by Keir

Center Parcs is delighted to announce that it has received approval for the development of its 5th Forest Holiday Village in Woburn, Bedfordshire. The new site will be the fifth holiday village to be built by Center Parcs in the UK. Keir has won the £50m contract to build 625 lodges at Center Parc's new development at the Warren Wood Forest Village, near Woburn. The contract for the lodges has been tendered separately from the main construction package on the £250m development which...
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CD237 - Proposals on Revised Control of Asbestos Regulations

The HSE has published the results of the consultation on the 'CD237 - Proposals on Revised Control of Asbestos Regulations'. For those of you involved in asbestos management or who are interested in the responses go to CD237 responses.
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