Award-winning asbestos management consultancy starts 2024 with a new senior team
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by Neil Munro
1M ago
AWARD-WINNING asbestos management consultancy Acorn Analytical Services has announced a new senior leadership team to take the company into 2024 and beyond. After a record-breaking year which saw the company recognised for High Growth at the National SME Awards while taking on new clients and winning new business across the UK, Acorn Analytical Services, which ... Read more ..read more
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Let’s start 2024 in the right way – by getting rid of the dangers of asbestos for good
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by emma.speirs@ballyhoo-pr.co.uk
2M ago
According to the latest data from the Health and Safety Executive 2,268 people died from asbestos-related mesothelioma in 2021 alone. It’s a shocking statistic, particularly when you consider that the use of asbestos in new buildings was banned in the UK in 1999 – more than 20 years ago. With Cancer Research UK confirming that ... Read more ..read more
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Men’s Health Month – it’s time to talk openly about asbestos
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by Neil Munro
3M ago
NOVEMBER marks Men’s Health Month – a time for shining the spotlight on the conditions and issues which affect men from all walks of life. While the focus quite rightly turns to serious health issues including Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer and mental health, at Acorn Analytical Services we want people to start talking about asbestos. ... Read more ..read more
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Unveiling the Hidden Danger: The Menace of Asbestos in Talcum Powder and the UK’s Stance
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by Neil Munro
4M ago
Explore the veiled danger of asbestos in talcum powder, the UK’s vigilant regulations, and the unfolding narrative of consumer safety. Dive into the rigorous testing methodologies, industry responses, and the promising horizon of international cooperation aiming to foster a safer landscape in the realm of personal care products ..read more
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Raac and ruin? How concrete crisis also raises the question of asbestos
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by Neil Munro
5M ago
A LOT has been said recently about Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) and asbestos. While fears about the safety of RAAC continue to dominate the headlines both nationally and locally, it is the additional threat from asbestos which we believe should be discussed now as a matter of urgency. Just as RAAC is crumbling in ... Read more ..read more
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Asbestos consultancy gears up for 24-hour fundraising challenge
Acorn Analytical Services | Asbestos Blog
by Ian Stone
6M ago
FOR many years the team at Acorn Analytical Services has been an avid supporter of Mesothelioma UK, the only charity in the UK dedicated to supporting people affected by this deadly disease. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos fibres and shockingly still kills around 5,000 people each year in the UK – ... Read more ..read more
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The Ultimate Guide to Asbestos Surveyors: Why Your Safety Depends on It
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by Neil Munro
6M ago
Asbestos, once a 'miracle material', now poses severe health risks. Uncover the significance of asbestos surveys in the UK and why your safety depends on it ..read more
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‘Having the right consultancy to help you manage asbestos has never been more important’
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by Ian Stone
7M ago
A REPORT written by asbestos expert and director of Acorn Analytical Services, Ian Stone, has highlighted the worrying state of asbestos in the UK. The Annual Asbestos Industry Review provides a unique insight into the industry and a snapshot of the work being done by Acorn Analytical Services – one of the largest independent consultancies ... Read more ..read more
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Management of Asbestos in Schools: A Comprehensive Analysis
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by Neil Munro
7M ago
In this blog post, we delve into the critical issue of asbestos management in UK schools, the recent HSE report, and the role of Acorn Analytical Services in ensuring safe learning environments ..read more
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Is your business fully compliant with the latest asbestos regulations?
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by Ian Stone
7M ago
HOW much do you really know about asbestos? If your building was built before 1999, have you ever had it checked? If you know it’s there, do you know for sure that you’re compliant with the latest rules and regulations around asbestos management? If the answer to either of these questions is ‘no’ it’s time ... Read more ..read more
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