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Core Surveys – 10 Years On…

This month we reach a significant milestone, Core Surveys is 10 years old. It means a lot to us all here that we’ve been able to grow a successful, established business in this time and provide an ever-increasing range of asbestos-related services to our customers. Looking back over the past decade, a lot has happened, […]

Managing Your Asbestos – a step-by-step guide

The Health & Safety Executive has produced a step-by-step guide that takes duty holders through the process of understanding their duties as defined in Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

Asbestos in Schools

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published the results of its latest asbestos in schools inspection initiative, which took place in 2013/14.From 143 schools inspected, 29 per cent (44 schools) received written advice from HSE and 13 per cent (20 schools) were subject to enforcement action, in the form of improvement notices.

Asbestos – Know Your Responsibilities

The Low-Down on Key Issues You Should Be Aware Of Are you aware that there are specific regulations for managing the asbestos in the buildings and properties you are responsible for? The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012  updates previous asbestos regulations. The bulk of the changes mean that some types of non-licensed work with asbestos […]

Get Asbestos Aware with Core

UKATA-accredited Asbestos Awareness Training – Wednesday 25th June 2014 If you or those you are responsible for may come into contact with asbestos, you are obliged to ensure that you and your employees receive training and instruction on the risks involved. Core is pleased to offer UKATA-accredited asbestos awareness training – designed for anyone who […]

Asbestos Testing Testing!

Asbestos Laboratory Services from Core   Our in-house, UKAS accredited asbestos testing laboratory enables us to offer a fast turnaround of samples which in turn speeds up the report production following the completion of surveys.

Improve Your Asbestos Awareness…

…With Our Interactive Building Diagram Asbestos has been used in over 3000 products and materials; surprisingly many of them are everyday items that may be present in your building(s). Are you asbestos aware?  Take a look at our interactive asbestos containing products diagram to see some examples.

An Asbestos Survey is Just the Start…

Undertaking an asbestos survey is often just the first step when it comes to your duty to manage asbestos. If the survey identifies asbestos then you are responsible for ensuring that any recommendations within the report are followed. This may be in the form of having the asbestos removed, or by re-inspecting the asbestos materials […]

HSE Issues Revised Asbestos Guidance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued revised guidance – L143 Managing and working with asbestos to help businesses understand how to work safely with asbestos, along with new guidelines on health surveillance. This document replaces the previous Approved Codes of Practice L127 (The management of asbestos in non-domestic premises) and L143 (Work with […]