Rather than simply ordering another expensive asbestos management survey, better results can often be obtained by better updating your asbestos register and managing your documents. This is by far a more effective way of managing asbestos.
Managing asbestos in social housing stock can be one of the most challenging areas within the industry. In this blog we attempt to highlight some of the main difficulties and outline our UKATA Duty to Manage course with a focus on social housing.
So you've had an asbestos survey done of your property. Great another tick in the box, or is it? Actually no, a survey is only the start. To actually comply with the law you need to manage the asbestos you’ve now found you have.
RPE fit testing is a way of ensuring a tight fitting facepiece provides an adequate seal to the wearers face. It is instrumental in identifying which facepiece is suitable, but perhaps more importantly which facepieces are not suitable for the wearer. It is a legal requirement for all tight fitting respirators to be fit tested.