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DAST Asbestos: Real & Present Danger Conference - 27 November 2020

On Friday 27 November between 9:30am - 12:30pm on Zoom, Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team (DAST), Yorkshire and Humberside Victims Support Group (SARAG) and Asbestos Suppo
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Concerns raised that asbestos training in the construction industry is at its lowest level for five years

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) has raised concerns about the lack of asbestos training in the construction industry that has been undertaken since the start
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Concerns Raised about Safety of Buildings for Users as Asbestos Training Remains at its Lowest Level for 5 Years

With thousands of public buildings and offices now re-open following lockdown, the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) has raised concerns about their safety followi
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Professor Roger Willey to Appear on Safer Than Your Average Podcast

Professor Roger Willey, one of the foremost experts on asbestos in both UK and internationally, is set to appear on this weeks Safer Than Your Average podcast.An IOSH Wes
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Hot Conditions During Work with Asbestos

The recent hot summer weather conditions have implications for asbestos work within enclosures and other confined spaces. This can include set-up as well as actual asbest
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Team HASAG Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Team HASAG and Friends are taking on a virtual challenge!Sadly, due to COVID-19, they are unable to do this for real! But they will be taking to the stairs to climb the e
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Revised Asbestos Licence Application Forms V7.2

This information has been provided to us by the HSEFollowing a review of the use of the asbestos license application form and discussion with the ALC Licensing Sub-Group,
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Protecting Young Workers from Asbestos - British Safety Council

UKATA Chief Operating Officer, Craig Evans, recently provided comment in the British Safety Council's latest article titled "Protecting Young Workers from Asbestos".The a
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Refresher Training for Licensed Asbestos Contractors During the Current Public Health (COVID-19) Outbreak

During the current public health concerns, asbestos training providers have stopped providing face-to-face training. Licensed asbestos removal contractors have asked if o
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UKATA Supports Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2020

Global Asbestos Awareness Week takes place between 1 – 7 April annually. The aim of the upcoming week is to raise awareness around the dangers of asbestos and to also bri
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