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Scanning Electron Microscopy Now Available!

Scanning Electron Microscopy, Lucion EnvironmentalLucion Environmental are pleased to announce their UKAS accreditation of “Airborne asbestos fibre determination and fibre counting using SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) and EDS (Energy dispersive spectroscopy)”.

Put in simple terms the addition of our ScanningElectron Microscope now enables magnification of up…

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Hundreds of thousands of children in the Black Country and Staffordshire attending schools that still have asbestos

School signAs reported by Express and Star online a total of 69 of 76 schools in Wolverhampton have asbestos, compared to 101 of Dudley’s 107, 370 of Staffordshire’s 400 and 216 of Worcestershire’s 243.

Campaigners Asbestos in Schools say 42,196 pupils in Walsall attend schools with asbestos, and…

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Carillion & Lucion bring music to the ears of local Southmead community

JJS_6044The Bristol branch of Lucion Environmental, is helping to bring music to the ears of a local community in North Bristol, providing free services to support the construction of a recording studio at the Greenway Centre in Southmead.

Lucion Environmental’s office in Avonmouth is providing asbestos surveying and analytical works…

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Lucion calls on developers to not act so quickly on Chancellor George Osborne’s radical revamp of planning rules

_84188483_018220174-1Lucion calls on developers to not act so quickly on Chancellor George Osborne’s radical revamp of planning rules on brownfield sites

As reported on automatic planning permission will be granted on many brownfield sites while major housing schemes could also be fast-tracked.

The moves will…

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Warning over CDM in asbestos removal projects

iStock_000027604275_SmallLucion Envionmental’s sister company Innov8 Safety Solutions are warning that new construction design management (CDM) regulations also apply to asbestos removal projects.

Innov8 managing director Alan Robson said many in the construction industry mistakenly believe that the regulations – which came into force in April…

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Lucion announce expansion of service offering and introduce Lucion Services Ltd

Lucion Environmental have this week announced the introduction of umbrella company “Lucion Services” to house their growing risk management services.

Since its formation in 2002, Lucion has experienced unprecedented growth and become the leader in the UK’s risk management market.

Now employing 170 staff across eight offices the…

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Claim back up to 150% tax relief on the removal, replacing or controlling of asbestos in the ground or buildings

Is your company reducing its tax burden by claiming Land Remediation Tax Relief?

Land Remediation Tax Relief was introduced by the Finance Act 2001 as an incentive to encourage the re-development of derelict land that had been blighted from previous industrial use. Feedback from experts has indicated that a lack of understanding…

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Competent decisions: Asbestos in soil

iStock_000009715407SmallCompetent decisions: the key to effective asbestos in soil and contaminated land management 

Alec Hales, contaminated land specialist at Lucion Environmental, looks at the responsibilities associated with reducing asbestos risk on brownfield sites.

For many developers the risks associated with asbestos in soil can sometimes be overlooked or underestimated at the…

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Asbestos The Truth Conference 2015 returns to London

RWP-5369Conference organisers Lucion Environmental have this week announced that British Broadcaster and former “How” and “How 2″ presenter Fred Dinenage will be facilitating Asbestos The Truth Conference 2015!

Fred is one of the South’s longest-serving broadcasters whose connections with ITV go back to the 60’s. His television…

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Double RoSPA win for Lucion 2 years running!

MORR gold award 2015Lucion Environmental Ltd, is among the winners in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015, having scooped a Gold in (Morr) Management of Occupational Road Risk and Silver in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards for the second year in a row.

Lucion will…

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Growing numbers of steelworkers are making asbestos related health claims dating back up to 60 years

iStock_000039444582_XXXLargeAs reported in Wales online large numbers of steelworkers are coming forward to make asbestos-related health claims connected with their work at a number of steelworks operated during the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, lawyers have said.

A number of workers and their relatives from the former…

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New IOSH Working Safely Course Launched

iStock_000016648429SmallThis month sees the launch of Lucion’s new IOSH Working Safely Course. This course focuses on why health and safety is important and how individuals can make a real difference to the well-being of themselves and others through a change of behaviour.

Who Should Attend?

Working safely is…

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