The following are posts with the 'Surveying' tag:
22 January 2019
As we all know the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) provides a wealth of information to support those involved in health and safety, this includes a repository of useful links and guidance to support you. We would like to share a particular resource as we feel it has great value to those having to deal with the removal of asbestos. If you visit Asbestos Essentials it will take you to a repository of information like task sheets, methods and guidance to help you manage the asbestos work effectively.
[Read on about Asbestos Essentials]
14 January 2019
Once again, contractors have ended up with a heavy fine after being prosecuted under the CAR12 (Asbestos) Regulations. In the court case two contractors were found guilty of not suitably managing the removal of some ceiling tiles at a school in Derby, they were fined over £100,000 plus ordered to pay a further £9,559 in costs. Asbestos is still being found in many of our refurbishment projects in older buildings as it was a cheap solution in the past. Yet still contractors are failing...
[Read on about Asbestos Court Case Delivers Heavy Fine]
8 January 2019
Sadly, we are still seeing many reports of non-compliance with the CDM regulations and many prosecutions have happened. Although this may not change immediately, in the longer term one would like to hope that the implementation of the CDM and Asbestos regulations leads to better and safer work places. The team at Ai Solutions continues to work hard to provide better compliance products to help those within the construction and Health and Safety arenas. We now have a set of products that can help...
[Read on about Happy New Year 2019 - Lets Make It A Safe One]
8 November 2017
For most landlords and larger organisations trying to ensure you are complying with the law regarding Asbestos can be fraught with anxiety. Likewise, contractors carrying out work, particularly on older buildings, have to ensure the safety of those working on any constriction site. The Asbestos regulations, often referred to as the CAR12 regulations, are quite specific in the 'Duty to Manage'. However duty to manage does not mean removing all asbestos. The act of disturbing and removing asbestos...
[Read on about Asbestos Safety Compliance]
30 June 2017
Calling all Surveyors! How long do you think it actually takes you to carry out your survey? This needs to also include creation of the Asbestos Survey Report, adding in any ACM details, photos, asbestos registers, MAS, RAS, PAS, etc.? Well could we estimate a minimum of at least 5-10 days? The time it takes to actually carry out the physical survey can pale into comparison when you have to then go back to the office and have to create the report for your client. But then again, you are a business...
[Read on about Asbestos Surveying Made Easy]