Lead training body UKATA announces two new educational courses

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) has announced the introduction of two new courses. The Duty to Manage and Appointed Persons courses complement one another and are intended to provide delegates with the understanding, theoretical and practical skills to undertake the management of asbestos. As well as covering the...

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Traces of deadly asbestos in children’s products must be taken seriously, says UKATA

The news that traces of asbestos have been found in children’s crayons in Australia and Canada should be treated seriously says the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA). The crayons, which were imported from China, are not to be recalled as it’s believed the product doesn’t pose a danger due...

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National body UKATA urges contractors and specifiers to think about ongoing health risk of asbestos

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) is reminding not just contractors, but also those who commission building work to be carried out of the dangers of asbestos – following the case of a Welsh businessman fined for allowing the spread of asbestos containing materials (ACMs). Peter Rees was selling...

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