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5 04, 2017

HBE secures place on Fusion21 National Compliance and Facilities Management Framework

April 5th, 2017|Education, HBE, Public Sector, Water|Comments Off on HBE secures place on Fusion21 National Compliance and Facilities Management Framework

HBE has been successful in securing a place on the Fusion21 National Compliance and Facilities Management framework to provide Legionella monitoring services as a direct result of our commitment to quality and value for money demonstrated throughout the evaluation process.

23 12, 2016

Check out our 2017 Compliance Training Courses

December 23rd, 2016|Asbestos, Construction, Education, Facilities & Property Management, Fire, HBE, Health, Health & Safety, Hospitality, Housing Associations, Manufacturing & Industry, Pharmaceutical, Public Sector, Safety at Height, Training, Water|Comments Off on Check out our 2017 Compliance Training Courses

Check out our 2017 Compliance Training Course brochure

9 03, 2016

HBE receive an education at USHA

March 9th, 2016|Education, HBE, Health & Safety|Comments Off on HBE receive an education at USHA

HBE recently attended the USHA event in London where we met Estates managers from many of the UK's leading universities, to discuss their Health & Safety and Compliance management requirements. Pictured above is Ann Male, Business Development Manager at HBE.

11 07, 2014

42% of GB Schools are Asbestos Non-compliant

July 11th, 2014|Asbestos, Education|Comments Off on 42% of GB Schools are Asbestos Non-compliant

The HSE has published the results of the asbestos in schools inspection initiative In England, which took place in 2013/14 where the HSE inspected a random sample of 153 non-local authority schools. From these inspections, 29 per cent received written advice from HSE i.e. they were not compliant, and a shocking further 13 per cent [...]

12 05, 2014

Grammar School prosecuted for Asbestos Failures

May 12th, 2014|Asbestos, Education|Comments Off on Grammar School prosecuted for Asbestos Failures

A Northern Ireland Grammar School has appeared at Belfast Crown Court charged with Asbestos failures in their school. An appointed representative on behalf of the school board of governors of Bloomfield Collegiate,  pleaded guilty to failing to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises. The HSE prosecuted Bloomfield Collegiate Grammar School for not having a suitable asbestos [...]

4 03, 2013

Thurrock Council fined for School Asbestos Failing

March 4th, 2013|Asbestos, Education, Public Sector|Comments Off on Thurrock Council fined for School Asbestos Failing

Thurrock Council has been fined a total of £35,000 and ordered to pay £15,326 in costs after admitting to failures in how it managed asbestos across its schools. The Crown Court heard that no action was taken despite the fact that the Council was made aware of asbestos concerns in a boiler room at a Junior School. [...]

7 01, 2013

Council & building firm fined for School asbestos exposure

January 7th, 2013|Asbestos, Education, Public Sector|Comments Off on Council & building firm fined for School asbestos exposure

Staffordshire County Council and a refurbishment firm have been fined for exposing a nursery class, school staff and two joiners to asbestos fibres after failing to identify Asbestos and handle the accordingly. The refurbishing company was working at Glenthorne Community Primary School in Cheslyn Hay for the council when the incident happened in February 2009. [...]

30 10, 2012

Calls for routine testing for asbestos fibres in classrooms

October 30th, 2012|Asbestos, Education|Comments Off on Calls for routine testing for asbestos fibres in classrooms

Earlier this month, 900 pupils were moved out of a High School in Wales when contractors found asbestos fibres and dust in the air. This incident together with another story  of asbestos in Northern Ireland schools, has stirred campaigners to demand that airborne asbestos fibre testing be introduced into schools. A large proportion of schools [...]

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