New Asbestos Regulations In Force

The Control of Asbestos Regulations were implemented on 6th April 2012.

These update previous asbestos regulations to take account of the EU Directive on exposure to asbestos (Directive 2009/148/EC), with which previous UK legislation was not fully compliant.

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Ex-mayor Of Nottingham Sentenced For Fire Safety Breaches

A businessman and former mayor of Nottingham, Mohammed Munir, was sentenced in early January 2012 to 26 weeks’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, and ordered to undertake 180 hours of unpaid work and to pay £4,000 in costs by Nottingham Crown Court, after pleading guilty to a number of fire safety breaches at his factory premises in the city, Trent Valley Trading.

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Recognition for Aegis at APS Awards

Preston-based company Aegis had some success at the Association for Project Safety (APS) Annual Awards 2011.

The APS awards are unique, being the only ones of their kind dedicated to recognising excellence in health and safety risk management in the construction industry.

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Preston Firm In Line For Hat Trick Of National Awards

Preston-based company Aegis has been shortlisted for three national awards and the outstanding work of one of the firm’s employees means he has a chance to be named Construction Design and Management (CDM) Co-ordinator of the Year 2011 by the Association for Project Safety (APS).

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Fire Safety Convictions

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Press Release – Friday 08 July 2011

Business owners and companies contracted to provide Fire Risk Assessments to businesses are being advised to pay greater attention to Fire Safety legislation following the sentencing of two Mansfield men at Nottingham Crown Court today.

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Aegis is Tops with Preston Young Athletes

Aegis continued their tradition of sponsoring local sports clubs by helping Preston Harriers fund new training tops for junior athletes in readiness for their annual warm weather training trip to Vilamoura in Portugal.

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Preston Firm Beats World Class Opposition

Preston health and safety company Aegis beat some world class businesses to take the runner up position at a prestigious national awards ceremony last night, when the UK’s top building and engineering organisations gathered for a glittering ceremony at Manchester’s Palace Hotel.

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