Posts Tagged the survey guide

Fly-tippers dump asbestos sheets in Devon

Posted on June 25, 2010 with 2 Comments

asbestos removalThe BBC have reported that Fly-tippers are being warned that they face stiff penalties after recent incidents in Devon which saw asbestos sheeting being dumped.

East Devon District Council said it had cleared waste from Bickham Wood, near Yarcombe, Honiton and Ottery St Mary.

Small town ravaged by asbestos

Posted on May 27, 2010 with 1 Comment

asbestos deathIt’s estimated that 400 have died due to related illness

In Libby, Montana. Gayla Benefield and Eva Thomson are sisters who have grown used to death. For two decades, they have watched asbestos from a nearby vermiculite mine strangle their parents, Thomson’s husband, an aunt, several in-laws and numerous neighbours and friends.

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Posted on April 13, 2010 with 2 Comments

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HSG 264 and Refurbishment and Demolition Surveys – A Brief Overview

Posted on March 31, 2010 with No Comments

Refurbishment and Demolition Surveys have been carried out as ‘Type 3’ surveys since the introduction of MDHS 100 in July 2001. This document provided advice and methodology for surveyors engaged in all asbestos survey types. However, the guidance for Type 3 Surveys was nominal which inevitably led to varying degrees of inspection procedures by the surveying companies.

The Health & Safety Executive have now issued Asbestos: The Survey Guide (HSG264) which was published on January 29th January 2010. The new guidance is specifically aimed at surveyors who carry out asbestos surveys and those who commission the surveys. (Client / Duty Holders)