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A Day in The Life of an Asbestos Technical Manager: Denis Morgan

Posted by Denis Morgan on 08-Feb-2017 12:08:40

Denis Morgan, divisional technical manager – asbestos, Built Environment Services, ESG, tells us all about his role in asbestos management.

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Topics: Asbestos

Make Reducing Health and Safety Risks Your New Year’s Resolution

Posted by David Gough on 16-Jan-2017 09:50:16

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.

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Topics: Asbestos, Health & Safety, Occupational Health & Safety, Occupational Hygiene

New Guidance: Shedding Light on Asbestos in Soils

Posted by Denis Morgan on 15-Nov-2016 12:45:01

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. 

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Topics: Asbestos In Soils, Asbestos, Asbestos Management

Education is Crucial for Asbestos Management in Schools

Posted by Noelyn Allen on 10-Oct-2016 11:39:47

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.

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Topics: Asbestos, Asbestos Management

Asbestos Management: Supporting UK Retailers in 2016

Posted by James Dodgson on 19-Apr-2016 17:31:51

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.

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Topics: Asbestos, Asbestos Management, Retail, Built Environment

Making up Ground – Testing for Asbestos in Soils

Posted by James Dodgson on 25-Feb-2016 16:55:15

James Dodgson, explains how a collaborative approach is key to the effective management of the risks associated with asbestos in soil.

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Topics: Built Environment Services, Asbestos In Soils, Asbestos, Health & Safety, Air Testing, Asbestos Management, Contaminated Land

What’s in Your Waste and Why Does it Matter?

Posted by Helen McDonnell on 04-Sep-2015 14:38:00
As the global population increases, so too does the level of waste material being produced. The World Bank estimates that within the next 85 years, humans will generate three times as much waste as we do today.
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Topics: WM3, Asbestos, Brownfield Site, Energy & Waste Services, Waste

ESG's Asbestos Services Achieves UKATA Membership

Posted by ESG on 14-May-2015 15:39:00
ESG  is pleased to announce that it has been accepted for membership to the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) for its asbestos awareness training.
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Topics: Built Environment Services, Asbestos, UKATA, Asbestos Management, Training