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.

A huge thank you to Chris for the great job he did on the abrasive wheels course on Thursday! I was really impressed with the amount of detail he covered in such a short space of time and he really made it interesting. I was pleased that he covered details regarding the law and the HSE which is important for everyone in the company to know. The practical application at the end was excellent as he really tested everyone on their knowledge. It’s always important to ensure people not just listen to the details but actually understand why they are doing things a certain way so that part of the course was so crucial.

Chris also asked me to try my hand at the practical application which was extremely useful, if a little nerve wracking! It gave me a much better understanding of the importance of how the machines work and how best to keep everyone safe.

Alyson Hyslop
Admin Assistant
Rappa Fencing Ltd

I would like to take this opportunity to express our thanks and gratitude for the professional and swift manner in which you have updated our company’s safety requirements.

As the Health & Safety Director for the company I am heartened to see that over the last 2 years we have not had a single accident on site. Not even a minor incident!

This is due in part, to our safety officer attending your varied training courses, but mainly it is because of your excellent input to our safety regime and your friendly but firm approach to the men on site.

I have recommended your services to others and will continue to do so. Many thanks.

Ian Stupples
Director
M3 Asbestos

Ecological Planning & Research Limited has been using the services of Award H&S Limited since 2007. We are particularly impressed with their bespoke approach to our requirements, something which larger impersonal H&S Consultancies never seem to achieve. They are particularly good at listening to us and are genuinely interested in our business and ensuring that we meet, and comply with, our H&S requirements. Chris and his team are always contactable by phone or email should we need guidance, and make themselves available to meet up on site if we have issues that require their expertise.

They always keep us up to speed with new legislation and ensure that we follow this through with our own internal policies, procedures, training and risk assessments. Our staff really enjoy Chris’ training workshops as he manages to deliver what is a serious subject in an interesting, interactive and enlightening manner.

I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Award H&S Limited to other companies and would be more than happy to discuss this with anybody who is considering using their services.

Elaine Down
Administration Director
Ecological Planning & Research Limited

Award Heath & Safety provide an excellent all round service for our external health & safety consultancy requirements.  Chris Ward is a natural when it comes to the training aspects of health & safety and in our opinion, he excels in his people skills and the way he communicates his vast knowledge of health & safety in the construction industry to our company operatives.   It’s a joy working with Award Heath & Safety and we look forward to continuing our working relationship with them.

Phil Howells
Managing Director
Leading Leadwork Services Ltd

We have just had our guys in to do their online Asbestos awareness course and we were all pleased with the depth of course and the ease of use!
We will definitely be using your services again for that course and others.

Thanks again

Mark Anderson
General Manager
Langley Civil Engineering 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.

 

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Asbestos Training and Surveys
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