Posts Tagged ‘asbestos register’

Asbestos work nets maximum H&S fine

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

A contractor to Norwich City Council was handed the maximum fine over health and safety breaches concerning asbestos removal.

East Anglian Construction, a subsidiary of Peter Colby Commercials, was fined £30,000 after it pleaded guilty to six charges of breaching the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006. Norwich City Council was also awarded its full costs of £10,203, a statement by the council said.

The charges related to two separate occasions in early 2007 and 2008 when employees of the company were carrying out work in Diamond House, Vulcan Road, Norwich – a property owned by Peter Colby Commercials.

While working on the property employees removed asbestos insulating board tiles from the ceilings, work which the company was not licensed to carry out.

“The magistrates clearly viewed this as a serious breach of the regulations,” Susan Thomas, a city council health and safety officer, said. “Six charges in total were laid and the maximum fine available to the court was made in each case.

“These were not trivial health and safety matters and I hope that others who may be thinking of acting in the same way think again. The dangers of working with asbestos are well known and have been for many years and those in control of premises should know what they are dealing with.”

(Source: FMWorld Online)

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Strip Out Demolition

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Our controlled and methodical techniques for dismantling offer significant savings to the client in both time and money. Large and small scale projects are accommodated. Silverdell’s extensive knowledge in asbestos removal enables us to offer a rapid response should previously hidden Asbestos Containing Materials become evident.

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Health & Safety

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Silverdell has a strong commitment to Health and Safety as one of the leading licensed asbestos removal and remediation contractors. Silverdell were the first organisation in the asbestos industry to recognise the importance of internal auditing, procedures which have now become industry standard. We are accredited OHSAS 18001: 2007 and were one of the first asbestos contractors to achieve CHAS Accreditation. (more…)

Construction Division

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

From minor reinstatement works to extensive remodelling and fit-out projects, Silverdell are able to provide cost effective solutions to suit need and application. Our Managers and Estimators will assist in pre-tender budget, planning and specification matters and can carry out your Construction Management or Project Management functions.

We have delivered many successful projects to major clients designed to meet the needs of the client specification, first time – every time. Projects range from working for the NHS, in offices, Housing, MOD, Rail to retail applications. (more…)

Silverdell – Asbestos Removal Management

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Silverdell were established over 30 years ago, and now one of the country’s leading asbestos removal and remediation contractors nationally. We work in the public and private sector on both small and large contracts, some of which are technically demanding. Regional offices are located throughout the UK, providing quality assured solutions locally. We are:-

  • Quality assured, offering a service in compliance with ISO 9001:2000
  • A leading contractor for innovation and best practice
  • Experienced as a main contractor, specialist contractor and consultant advisor
  • Health & Safety systems which meet OHSAS 18001: 2007 standards
  • Commited to offer value for money
  • Award winners for our commitment to training
  • One of the industry’s largest plant owners
  • Environmental management best practice to IS0 14001 standards
  • An equal opportunities employer

Silverdell maintain high values of customer care, offering practical solutions to all asbestos related issues delivering success first time, every time. Silverdell have fostered longer-term relationships with many clients in the public and private sector that have proven successful and mutually beneficial.

These market sectors include:

Public Sector

We have particular experience working through Rethinking principles and offering open book accounting philosophies. Current clients include:

  • Local Authorities
  • NHS Trusts
  • Schools, Colleges and Universities
  • Housing and Regeneration Companies
  • MOD
  • Utilities (Gas, Electricity and Water infrastructure)
  • Rail Industry
  • Emergency services (Fire, Police and Ambulance) (more…)