Posts by Nye

you are welcome to attend our free asbestos awareness meeting.

»Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our next free asbestos roadshow is to be held on Saturday the 18th of June. At the Hind hotel sheep Street in Wellingborough NN8 1BY. It starts at 10 o’clock so be early to make sure you secure your seat. That’s 10 AM at the hind hotel in Wellingborough. And remember we are not going to try and sell you anything just offer you free advice, coffee and a biscuit.

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Northampton firms fined for Unsafe Asbestos Removal

»Posted by on Jan 11, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Northampton firms fined for Unsafe Asbestos Removal

Last month it was revealed by the HSE that two Northamptonshire firms have been fined after a routine safety inspection revealed serious asbestos-related failings. “Northampton Magistrates’ Court heard today (22 Dec) that Lifting Systems Ltd had contracted Durasteel Services Ltd to refurbish an asbestos cement roof at its Crown Works in Far Cotton. When inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) visited the site on 22 October 2013 to check the work they found asbestos insulation board had been removed and stored on the premises, and that debris had been placed in waste skips around the site. A Prohibition Notice was served to immediately stop any further work. A subsequent investigation found that although Lifting Systems Ltd was the client, the...

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Asbestos Control

»Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

Asbestos Control

Asbestos Control Did you know that every week on average… 4 plumbers die 20 tradesmen die 6 electricians die 8 joiners die …all from this hidden killer! Asbestos was extensively used as a building material in the UK from the 1950s through to the mid-1980s. It was used for a variety of purposes and was ideal for fireproofing and insulation. Any building built before 2000 (houses, factories, offices, schools, hospitals etc) can contain asbestos. Asbestos materials in good condition are safe unless asbestos fibres become airborne, which happens when materials are damaged. Duty to manage asbestos The duty to manage asbestos is contained in regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006  . It legally requires the person who has the duty (ie the...

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Bluesky Group – Health and Safety FIRST

»Posted by on Sep 4, 2008 in Blog | 0 comments

  Health and Safety FIRST Do you need specialist asbestos removal or advice? Bluesky Group is a specialist asbestos control company that deals in all aspects of asbestos including; asbestos removal, asbestos surveys, and free on-site asbestos advice. We provide our asbestos services in Northampton and the surrounding area. Areas we cover include: Midlands, Ireland (north and south) including the Scottish Isles the Isle of Wight, Jersey and Guernsey (channel isles). If you need specialist asbestos advice then call us now on 01933 27 1123 or contact Blue Sky Group to arrange a free site visit and...

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