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Established in 2002, a market leader in the testing, inspection and consultancy relating to hazardous substances, our Environmental Surveyors and Analysts conduct Anthrax testing and sampling throughout the UK.
Health and Safety Risk Assessment Template
Risk Assessments are part of the risk management process and are included in the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations. A Risk Assessment is a process of identifying what hazards currently exist or may appear in the workplace. Utilise our Risk Assessment PDF example and template to help conduct your own Risk Assessment.
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Health and Safety Policy Template
Get organised and allocate responsibilities to certain team members using this easy to use Health and Safety Policy template provided by our health and safety consultants at Lucion Consulting.
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What is Anthrax?
Anthrax is a serious infectious disease. Although it is rare, people can get sick with anthrax if they come in contact with infected animals or contaminated products and can be life threatening.
How can humans become infected with Anthrax?
Anthrax can enter the human body through inhalation, ingestion or through open cuts and wounds. Anthrax can be found in building materials such as plaster, metals, in paint samples, and in soils. It is estimated to be a present contaminant in millions of buildings throughout the UK, where animal containing products have been used during the building process, including in lime based plasters.
Do I need an Anthrax test?
Before commencing any refurbishment or demolition works, it is imperative to conduct an Anthrax test to ensure individuals are protected from possible life-threatening exposure.
Our team of Environmental Surveyors and Analysts conduct Anthrax testing and sampling nationwide.
What are my responsibilities?
The HSE states employers should make steps to control the potential hazardous risks of Anthrax exposure by implementing a system to Assess, Control, and Review.
Our knowledge of the issues surrounding the risk management and legal compliance of hazardous materials gives our clients complete reassurance throughout their project, with real time visibility of all hazardous materials and all risks. Through our team, when our clients partner with us, they have our expertise and environmental management capabilities available locally throughout the length of every project.Download a printable PDF of this page