On Friday 5th July 2013, the IATP will release 2,374 blue and yellow balloons to raise awareness of Mesothelioma and Asbestos Related Diseases. The number of balloons has been chosen to honour the 2,374* people that lose their battle with Mesothelioma each year in the UK.
The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) has ended an arrangement that appeared to recommend prices at which its members provide training services, following a swift intervention by the OFT. Continue reading →
Raising awareness of the risks of exposure to asbestos and on how employees can protect themselves and others plays a key role in helping to reduce the incidence of asbestos related diseases. HSE values the contribution that all training providers and training associations make in ensuring that workers receive adequate information, instruction and training to enable them to carry out their work without risk to themselves or others. Continue reading →