Archive December 2017

Construction Industry and the new ISO9001:2015 standard

We are now 9 months away from the ISO9001:2015 transition period to come to an end. Some external certification companies will stop auditing to the old 2008 standard much sooner than that. With this in mind, if you haven't already transitioned to the new standard, now is the time to plan it into your schedule for 2018. In the construction industry it is often a customer requirement to have ISO9001, so your certification must remain valid if you are to gain new customers and keep current ones. The...
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Asbestos Surveying Made Easy

Are you looking for help with your surveying? Are you a client that legally has to ensure your properties are compliant as per the Asbestos CAR12 (Control of Asbestos) regulations? Perhaps you are a surveyor looking for a simple to use tool to carry out, record and upload your surveys in 2 easy steps? Then look no further, we have the ideal solution for you! Designed to be user friendly we have a surveying application that you can download for free*. This application can work on iPads (Asbestos...
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Lead Paint Awareness Training

We are currently working with LCMA, the Lead Containing Material Association (formerly LiPSA, the Lead Paint Safety Association). They have developed a number of courses to raise awareness of the dangers of lead paint within the construction industry. The courses will have their final authorisation from the NOCN awarding body in January which means they will become readily available to everyone. Lead based paints were used in abundance in past construction; however the aftermath (its legacy)...
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