Denis Morgan, divisional technical manager – asbestos, Built Environment Services, ESG, tells us all about his role in asbestos management.
Did you know that 30.4 million working days were lost in 2016 due to work-related illness and injuries? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its figures on health and safety at work in the UK during 2016, here is what you need to know.
Denis Morgan, divisional technical manager – asbestos, Built Environment Services, ESG, gives an overview of recently released asbestos guidance and its implications for the housing sector.
In 2016, there are stringent standards that building materials have to meet for them to make it into the construction supply chain. However, as the risks associated with asbestos were not officially recognised until the 1970s, the substance remains in significant quantities within Britain’s built environment. Here, Noelyn Allen, business development director for Built Environment Services at ESG, discusses the importance of asbestos management within the UK’s education sector.
With nearly 300,000 outlets across the nation, the retail industry is a major contributor to the UK’s economy. However, in recent years, consumers have started shopping more frequently but purchasing fewer items during each trip in a habit known as the ‘little and often’ trend. Furthermore, trading restrictions on larger stores have led to companies adapting the way in which they conduct business.
James Dodgson, explains how a collaborative approach is key to the effective management of the risks associated with asbestos in soil.