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Positive feedback on the services we offer

Clients are at the heart of our business and it is always gratifying to receive positive feedback on the services we offer. Two testimonials this week underlined our commitment to offering first-class health and safety training and support. Finance director Craig Reidy, from Enviro Building Solutions, attended our IOSH Managing Safely course led by EP Risk…

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College fined for exposing individuals to asbestos

A university college has been fined for exposing individuals to asbestos during refurbishment of a flat. Employees of Newnham College, Cambridge, and subcontractors were refurbishing the property on Grange Road in March 2018 when asbestos insulation debris was discovered in floor voids. No asbestos refurbishment survey had been carried out before the debris was found,…

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Concerns over fire safety of student accommodation

Concerns over fire safety have led South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority to launch an independent review into Sheffield’s student accommodation. It comes after 200 students were evacuated during a blaze in November at The Cube accommodation block in Bolton.  Greater Manchester’s mayor Andy Burnham has raised the issue of combustible cladding, notably high pressure laminate cladding,…

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Painter paralysed when he fell from a ladder

A painting and decorating boss has been sentenced after a painter was paralysed when he fell from a ladder. The employee of Ian Ramsay was installing the ladder on a pitched roof at a property in Mawsley, Northamptonshire in August 2018. He was paralysed from the chest down in the incident, Wellingborough Magistrates’ Court was told….

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