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.
Fire chiefs view recent statistics from London Fire Brigade (LFB) as a stark reminder of why fire safety management is important for education buildings.
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.
Preston firm Aegis continued its long-standing support of Great Eccleston Cricket Club by sponsoring the prize-giving event for the Club’s junior players on Friday 30 September 2011.
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.
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).
Preston firm Aegis is continuing its support for local sports clubs by buying a pole vault pole for Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde Athletics Club (BWFAC).
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.
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.
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.