What is Artex? Artex is a material applied to a surface (walls and ceilings) which allowed decorators to add a texture to it for decorative purposes, with the most common patterns being swirls, stipples, fans. Where did the name Artex come from? Artex was a company formed in 1935, there are differing theories relating to […]
Barrow Hill Community Trust were taking on an ambitious renovation project of the old Memorial Hall. Although there were some historic asbestos records, a full asbestos survey could not be located and they were concerned for the safety of volunteers, visitors and contractors. After the Great War, 76 man and boys from Barrow Hill and […]
DMG Asbestos Management successfully renews SafeContractor Accreditation.
Monkey Park Community Hub in Brampton, Chesterfield, is a not for profit organisation, which includes a café, co-work space, bike workshop, space hire and hosts community events. They strive to improve the local community by bringing people together & supporting their efforts to change the area. They employ and pay people for jobs they do […]
As well as serious implications for people’s health and the healthcare services, coronavirus (Covid-19) will have a significant impact on businesses and the economy. The primary focus, as we write this article is following the governments advice to limit the effect of the virus by ‘Staying at home, protecting the NHS to save lives’, […]
We are pleased to announce that DMG Asbestos Management Limited is now accredited within the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) having demonstrated compliance with and sound management of current health and safety legislation. In addition we have demonstrated full compliance with the following modules of PAS91; Environmental Quality Management Equal Opportunities & Diversity […]
The tendering of asbestos works is common practice, especially within the public sector. However, having read through various tender documents recently there are often significant failings in the process, that contravenes current asbestos legislation/guidance. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on asbestos surveys and the associated guidance document ‘Asbestos: The Survey Guide […]
We are pleased to announce that DMG Asbestos Management Limited is now SafeContractor Accredited!
In this article we will explain what work goes into, or should go into planning, carrying out and producing an asbestos survey report. Hopefully, this will provide a greater understanding of the requirements, how the client/dutyholder can assist in the process and consideration for realistic timescales. Stage 1 – Plan If you get this stage […]
The Asbestos industry is highly regulated with legislation and guidance documents on how the various activities should be conducted. However, time pressures are an ever-increasing issue in a world that demands everything to be quicker and cheaper, but at what cost. We will first look at a few examples of where legislation and guidance dictate […]