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As a business it is not just the health risks asbestos presents to your people that should concern you. Asbestos regulations dictate a ‘duty to manage’, which is directed at those who manage non-domestic premises, making them responsible for protecting others who work in or use these buildings. http://www.santia.co.uk/key-services/asbestos-management/
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Asbestos fines for Brummie builders | Construction News | The Construction Index

Asbestos fines for Brummie builders | Construction News | The Construction Index | Asbestos management | Scoop.it
Two self-employed builders from Birmingham have been sentenced for exposing householders, as well as themselves, to asbestos.
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Asbestos regulations for your commercial property - GOV.UK

Asbestos regulations for your commercial property - GOV.UK | Asbestos management | Scoop.it

If you’re the landlord, tenant or managing agent of a commercial property you may be responsible for managing asbestos, unless your contract or lease says otherwise.

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Why is asbestos dangerous?

Why is asbestos dangerous? | Asbestos management | Scoop.it

Asbestos is a hidden killer that can cause four serious diseases. These diseases will not affect you immediately; they often take a long time to develop, but once diagnosed, it is often too late to do anything. There is a need for you to protect yourself now.

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Schools fail to manage asbestos hazards safely

Schools fail to manage asbestos hazards safely | Asbestos management | Scoop.it

Figures from Victoria's WorkSafe authority show that in the past two years, 46 schools were put on notice for breaching occupational health and safety rules, renewing calls for a crackdown on the way asbestos is dealt with in the education system.

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Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 bring together the three previous sets of Regulations covering the prohibition of asbestos, the control of asbestos at work and asbestos licensing
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Tribute to victims of asbestos

Tribute  to  victims of asbestos | Asbestos management | Scoop.it

More than 160 victims of cancer caused by asbestos were remembered at a service in Leicester Cathedral.

The annual service marked national Action Mesothelioma Day. It was organised by the Leicester-based charityMesothelioma UK and the Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team, which supports families across the East Midlands.

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Take 5 and Stay Alive - Asbestos awareness and safety

Take 5 and Stay Alive - Asbestos awareness and safety | Asbestos management | Scoop.it
Take 5 and stay alive is the Asbestos awareness and safety website produced by the British Lung Foundation to help prevent mesothelioma.
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What is Asbestos?

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HSE launches it's asbestos 'hidden killer' campaign. Every week 20 tradesmen die from asbestos-related disease.
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Killed by a hug from her father

Killed by a hug from her father | Asbestos management | Scoop.it

A mother-of-three who contracted cancer after enjoying childhood cuddles with her father in his asbestos-covered overalls has died.

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Debbie has written a blog about her illness. Read more here http://www.mesothelioma-and-me.com/

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