National Education Union understandably critical of delays to the Government’s Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP)

This week the DfE reopened its ‘Asbestos Management Assurance Process’, an exercise which asks school employers to declare whether they are compliant with their legal duty to manage asbestos in their schools...

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Asbestos ticking time bomb again highlighted by “shocking disparity” in the way multi-academy trusts manage risk

There have been more than 50 asbsestos exposure incidents in academies, acording to new figures obtained by education unions which are of a “shocking disparity” in the way multi-academy trusts (MATs) manage the risk...

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Hospital maintenance staff ‘exposed’ to asbestos

Some maintenance staff at a leading cancer hospital were “unknowingly exposed” to airborne asbestos levels above safety standards, a report says. The BBC has reported that the Christie hospital in Manchester admitted “historically may not have met the required health and safety standards”. They stressed that there was...

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MPs call for removal of asbestos in all public buildings

A cross-party group of MPs have called for the eradication of all the remaining asbestos in Britain. A report by the all-party parliamentary group on occupational safety and health calls for regulations requiring the safe, phased and planned removal of all the remaining asbestos in Britain. >> You can...

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