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Lucion at the forefront of major asbestos in soil publication

_S7B6552Mike Smith PhotoLucion Environmental have this month announced their backing of The Asbestos in Soil, Made Ground, Construction and Demolition Materials – Joint Industry Working Group’s (JIWG) greatly anticipated publication entitled Code of Practice 'Practitioners' Guide to Asbestos In Soil and Construction & Demolition Materials. The publication...
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HSE Asbestos App comes under fire

iStock_000023009613SmallAs reported on RCI online The United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) has criticised the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) over its new web app 'Beware Asbestos', which it says "gives completely the wrong message to tradespeople" about working with asbestos. 'Beware Asbestos' was launched in October...
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New Duty To Manage Course- Launched

tool belt stuffed with various toolsLucion Environmental have this week launched a new course entitled "Duty To Manage".
The course is designed to give the practical and theoretical skills to manage asbestos within a building to comply with their duty under the...
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Best Companies 2015

Lucion are thrilled to announce their award of ‘one to watch’ status as part of the Best Companies, Sunday Times annual “Best Companies to Work For” 2015 survey.

The accolade follows an extensive employee survey, in which Lucion ranked highly in eight key areas...

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Major Laboratory Expansion Complete

_S7B6650Mike Smith PhotoLucion Environmental are continuing with plans for growth after recently completing a quarter of a million pound expansion to their existing laboratory in Gateshead. The plans for expansion came after a successful year for the company which saw...
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Compensation claims for asbestos in Lancashire hit £687k

Lancashire County Council has paid out almost £700,000 to people with conditions linked to asbestos in the past four years  

Lucion are pleased to announce Supplier Status for NEPRO

Screenshot 2014-11-10 at 10.57.25 - Display 2Lucion are pleased to announce to their Public Sector Clients of their recent accredited Suppliers Status to NEPRO. NEPRO is a nationally available neutral vendor solution for public and third sector organisations to engage specialist professional services including consultants and interim. Set up by the North East Procurement Organisation, NEPRO...
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What makes me a competent person? Part 3

iStock_000007994310SmallWe are continually asked ‘What makes me a competent person?’, Lucion Trainer, Stuart Goodman discusses: There are a number of training courses available to assist anyone that is likely to be involved with or work in the vicinity of asbestos. From the basic asbestos awareness course...
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Quantitative Analysis of Asbestos in Soils

BeFunky_null_2.jpgIdentifying asbestos in soils through qualitative and quantitative analysis  Asbestos in soil and made ground is an ever growing concern for developers and the construction industry. There are many legal and legislative obligations which need to be considered when dealing with asbestos in soils and made ground, many...
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IPF cases linked with asbestos exposure

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) cases linked with asbestos exposure

iStock_000004922293SmallStudy findings have implications for patients’ access to new treatments

Munich, Germany: A proportion of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) cases may be linked with asbestos exposure, according to the...

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What makes me a competent person? part 2

iStock_000007994310Small We are continually asked ‘What makes me a competent person?’, Lucion Trainer, Stuart Goodman discusses: It is common that the person responsible for managing asbestos in a building has read all the supporting information but still isn’t sure what to do.  It may be that...
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Lucion awarded Investors in People

IIP Award Brand Mark Standard (Boxed) Pantone 539-Lucion Environmental are thrilled to announce their award of  the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people. Investors in People is the UK's leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides...
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Twenty builders a week die from asbestos exposure

iStock_000009596549SmallAs reported by Grant Prior in the Construction Enquirer Online, twenty tradespeople die every week from asbestos related diseases as an HSE survey revealed the full extent of construction workers’ exposure to the deadly material.

The survey showed carpenters, painters and decorators...

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Lucion employees undergo simulator driver training

DSC_0290Following Lucion’s signing of a three year contract with Tadea, the first round of driving training was undertaken at Tadea driving solutions centre in Washington on August 14th. New Recruits Ben Varley (18) and Aaron Ralph (24), were the first set Lucion staff to undergo the training...
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Asbestos on The Uk’s Rail Network Podcast

Lucion Environmental have this week released their 5th podcast focusing on Asbestos on the UK's Rail Network.

Discussing:   Management of asbestos on rail networks, asset types and working in live areas with Lucion Environmental North East Regional Manager, Phil Hoggarth.
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Lucion announce award of supplier status to NHS London procurement partnership

LPP Supplier LogoLucion Environmental are proud to announce their recent award of supplier status to NHS London Procurement Partnership members for asbestos surveying and consultancy services. LPP is an NHS-funded collaborative procurement organisation, working to gain commercial advantage for its NHS members, for the benefit of both patients...
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