Asbestos from the cradle to the grave

Asbestos from the cradle to the grave
  • Tue 5 Jun 2018 9:15 AM -
    Tue 5 Jun 2018 2:00 PM

  • University of Teesside,
    Borough Road,
    United Kingdom

    TS1 3BA

  • Branch meeting

    Tees Branch

  • This event is free to attend


The seminar will cover - asbestos from the cradle to the grave

Speakers: Gill Elstob and Danny Francis

Gill Elstob has a Client background, working for a local authority responsible for building risks, including managing asbestos within the councils’ portfolio and auditing their asbestos contractors. 

Danny Francis has almost 20 years experience of working with asbestos, from Operative, Supervisor, Manager, Auditor and Director.  Danny is skilled in assessing what is required for a job, often offering the Client alternative ways of addressing the problem, enabling least disruption whilst removal is undertaken.                       

We will also be holding our branch AGM, where you can elect your committee for 2018/19.
You can find the AGM nominations form here.                                                                                                                           

What's in it for you?

Provide a detailed understanding of asbestos.

Who should attend

Anyone who works at a site/workplace with asbestos.

What you need to know

Brief Synopsis:

PowerPoint Presentation: 

(GE)  Asbestos and its many forms and (DF) uses of acm;

(GE)  How to manage asbestos containing materials;

(DF)  Damaged asbestos containing materials – options for remedial work:  remove or encapsulate? 

(GE/DF)  3-stage airlock, purpose of baglock and waste transit procedure, DCU

Refreshment Break


  • Demonstration of example work enclosure (DF suited and booted with mask)   
  • Decontamination Unit (clean!) set up for guided walk-through
  • Exhibition of Negative Pressure Unit, H-Type vac; different types of masks

PowerPoint Presentation: 

(GE)  Analytical works, Air Fibre Monitoring: what is required/good practice, when and where

(GE)  Client requirements regarding removal

Documents required from LARC;

Certificate of Reoccupation;

Waste Consignment Notes

PowerPoint Presentation: 

(Jay Laverick, Hargreaves)  DGSA - Transport of Hazardous Waste and Landfill

(GE, DF, JL)  Review and Any Questions

Short Break

PowerPoint Presentation: 

Legal Case Study – (Details to be confirmed)


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