UKNAR has teamed up with EntrySign, a leading provider of advanced sign-in and entry management systems, to try and mitigate the risks of accidental asbestos exposures in UK schools, hospitals, public and commercial buildings.
TES article talks about the reality that asbestos in schools remains a real threat to teachers and school staff and potentially pupils. So much so that in September the HSE started a programe of asbestos inspections in primary and secondary schools in England, Scotland and Wales. Read the full article here
We are delighted to be a partner at the Contamination Expo and are looking forward to being part of a bigger, better, and revitalised event for the industry. We are excited to launch our new enhanced Asbestos SMART system incorporating lots of fresh additional features. Come and visit us on stand CT-F10 (opposite UKATA) to find out more and see our new system in action. You can register for your FREE ticket or find out more information here
Registration now open for the Contamination & Geotech Expo 2022
Tickets can now be secured for the Contamination & Geotech Expo, the UK’s leading event for contaminated land, air and water which UKNAR will be exhibiting at on 14-15 September 2022 at the NEC, Birmingham.
The HSE issued a bulletin on 14th July alerting those running, governing or working in the school education sector to the programme of inspections that the HSE will be carrying out in primary and secondary schools from September 22 onwards, to assess how schools are managing the risks from asbestos in the school estate and meeting the "duty to manage" requirements under Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos regulations 2012.
Mesothelioma UK News: New Drug Treatment Approved for Asbestos-Related Cancer Patients in England and Wales
Mesothelioma UK, the national asbestos-related cancer charity, has welcomed the approval of the first immunotherapy treatment for 14 years to be made available by the NHS for mesothelioma patients in England and Wales.
UKNAR CIC has marked its first anniversary during lockdown 3.0 with renewed will to help protect dutyholders and contractors from the potential risks of asbestos disturbance - whether in public spaces such as schools, or the increasing number of unoccupied premises resulting from the pandemic.
We are taking our key learnings from 2020 and setting our sights on 1000 schools adopting Asbestos SMART in 2021. This is still only about 5% of UK schools that contain asbestos but will better protect hundreds of thousands of pupils, staff and contractors.
We are delighted to announce that UKNAR will be taking part in the upcoming Contam Digital Spotlight ‘Innovation in Asbestos Management’ on the 18th February at 2:40 pm, GMT. - Register free