What goes in to producing an asbestos survey report?

In this article we will explain what work goes into, or should go into planning, carrying out and producing an asbestos survey report. Hopefully, this will provide a greater understanding of the requirements, how the client/dutyholder can assist in the process and consideration for realistic timescales. Stage 1 – Plan If you get this stage […]

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Time Pressures + Asbestos = Problems

The Asbestos industry is highly regulated with legislation and guidance documents on how the various activities should be conducted. However, time pressures are an ever-increasing issue in a world that demands everything to be quicker and cheaper, but at what cost. We will first look at a few examples of where legislation and guidance dictate […]

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Asbestos Management – 6 Steps to Compliance

Most people feel that once they have an asbestos survey their responsibility has ended, box ticked. However, there is more to fully comply with the Asbestos Regulations, but this does not need to be a daunting prospect (or expensive). We will walk you through the key steps to achieve compliance and some of the options […]

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Glapwell Parish Council

The newly appointed Parish Clerk, Nicki Senior, could not locate any asbestos information for the Glapwell Centre and was concerned for the safety of staff, visitors and maintenance contractors. Despite the Control of Asbestos Regulations being in force for a number of years now, it is still not uncommon for individuals to face this problem. […]

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Asbestos Removal (Well the Easy Bits)

Asbestos Removal is the biggest area of the asbestos industry and has been around the longest. Standards have improved, overall, in recent years, but you can still fall foul of bad practice if certain factors are not considered or documented. The most important factor is understanding and documenting the Scope of Works. [* See our […]

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Asbestos Survey, Survey, Survey……??

You can’t deny that Asbestos surveys are a fundamental part of complying with the Asbestos Regulations, but Regulation 4 is the ‘Duty to Manage’ not the ‘Duty to Survey’. We will run through a few scenarios that we have experienced over the years. Targeted Surveys – Targeted surveys are useful when you are looking to […]

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Midlands Air Ambulance Charity Event

Such a wonderful time had at the fundraiser for Midlands Air Ambulance. DMG Asbestos Management were delighted to be invited to raise funds for such an amazing charity. Huge well done to Jade O’Saye and Fiona Fraser Bell for organising the event which raised in excess of £4000! If you would like to donate, you […]

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How Intrusive should an Asbestos Refurbishment Survey be?

The simple answer is as intrusive as is required to cover any areas where building materials could be disturbed as part of the refurbishment works. The difficult question is how will you ensure that the surveyor has the correct level of access? One important factor is the Scope of Works. How do you expect a […]

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