Asbestos Training and Surveys

Asbestos can kill people and cripple businesses. We can train your staff in asbestos awareness. We can also carry out asbestos surveys for you, so that everyone is protected from this lethal material.

If you have premises where asbestos may be present, you need a documented Asbestos Management Plan. If you are a contractor employing workers who carry out trades on site, your staff need externally audited asbestos awareness training.

I can formally confirm that Award Health & Safety are one of Keir’s preferred deliverers of Asbestos Awareness training within the Keir Southern Region.

I have used them on three projects and found them to be very prompt, diligent and great at delivering what is a mandatory requirement to any person being set to work under all Health and Safety guidance.

Chris at Award Health & Safety has also been a particular source of reliable knowledge on the changing world of asbestos regulations.

Award have also delivered the asbestos awareness message at less formal events for Keir such as our Spring Reception and SHE seminars to a wider audience of professionals and senior managers.

I have no hesitation in recommending them for any work within this vein.

Steve Turner
Contracts Manager
Kier Southern

Lush have been working with Award since 2009 who have helped us to get all our health and safety in order. Chris has been a fantastic help, giving advice when needed, writing our policy, delivering training and updating us on the latest legislation. He is always on the end of the phone to help in a crisis and I wouldn’t hesitate recommending Award to anyone.

Sarah Scott
Health and Safety Officer
Lush Cosmetics

“Kern Limited have had an excellent working relationship with Award Health and Safety for the past five years, during which time they have updated our Health & Safety Policy and Fire risk assessment annually.  Assistance with the format of product and generic risk assessments has been provided, and COSHH Risk assessments have been completed on our behalf.

Award H&S have conducted various training courses for us and any health & safety queries have been dealt with efficiently. The staff are friendly and are able to communicate in a way which makes things clear and easy to understand”.

Steve Brimble
Compliance Manager
Kern Limited

A fantastic help, giving advice when needed, writing our policy, delivering training and updating us on the latest legislation… always on the end of the phone to help in a crisis and I wouldn’t hesitate recommending Award to anyone.

Sarah Scott
Health and Safety Officer
Lush Cosmetics

Two years ago we first heard of Award H&S when we were looking for a local company to provide training for us, as our current H&S consultants worked out as non cost effective solution.

Chris came along and carried out the training for us and the amount of positive feedback I received from operatives and management was unbelievable. They liked Chris’s teaching manner in the way he made things simple and put things into basic English that everyone understood.

Our relationship has now got stronger and stronger and we now consider Award as an extension of our own company, and long may it continue!

Natasha Curry
General Manager
Lifetime Construction Ltd

‘Common Areas’ Asbestos Surveys for blocks of flats

In blocks of flats there is a need to have an asbestos survey to cover the common areas (such as stairs and corridors) under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. The common areas will also need a Fire Risk Assessment. If you are a Block Manager or the freeholder of a block of flats we can carry out both Fire Risk Assessments and Asbestos Surveys for you, enabling you to meet your legal obligations.

How can Award Health & Safety Ltd help businesses manage asbestos?

Our approach is to provide accurate and up to date advice and support tailored to the needs of the client. Our extensive experience allows us to provide practical assistance for even the most daunting of requirements. In particular, our Asbestos services for you might include:

  • Undertaking asbestos surveys for Asbestos-Containing Materials (ACM’s), for which we use UKAS-accredited laboratories to analyse samples of materials taken
  • Undertaking risk assessments to advise you on how best to deal with the asbestos danger
  • Preparing a specification and scope of works for any asbestos-related works
  • Producing your Asbestos Management Policy document
  • Compilation of the Asbestos Register, in various Formats which are easy to use and keep up to date
  • Asbestos Awareness Training (Registered IATP Member) for your employees and contractors who may come into contact with asbestos-containing materials on your premises
  • Training for your Projects and Estates staff on managing Asbestos danger and managing your Contractors
  • Checking the condition of identified asbestos-containing materials at pre-agreed intervals for you (subject to a Management Plan being agreed)
  • Reviewing and auditing your asbestos procedures to make sure they are relevant and effective.

How do we provide this support?

We can tailor our support to account for your particular circumstances, which will typically involve one or both of the following Stand-alone work where a project is undertaken, such as surveying your premises or compiling your Asbestos Policy. Long-term support arrangements, where our work forms part of an agreement to provide assistance to you over a minimum period and take the worry out of managing your asbestos. Here, we will regularly check the condition of asbestos materials for you, provide training and keep your records up to date.

Award Health & Safety Sponsor IATP Recognition Award

Award Health & Safety Ltd sponsored an IATP Award on Saturday the 26th January 2013. The Recognition Award went to Mavis Nye for her tireless work, since being diagnosed with Mesothelioma herself, bringing to the world’s attention how this disease affects ‘normal’ families.

Asbestos poses a serious threat to health. It is estimated that up to 500,000 non-domestic buildings in the UK contain some form of asbestos and thousands of people die each year as a result of asbestos exposure.

 

Award Health and Safety – “your Alliance for Compliance”

You need to comply with Health and Safety legislation. With a detailed knowledge of this complex field we can guide you every step of the way.

Asbestos Training and Surveys
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