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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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Lucion announce acquisition of Innov8 Safety Solutions

Lucion Environmental director Ross Boulton with Innov8 managing director Alan Robson

Risk management company Lucion Environmental have this week announced their acquisition of Wirral based, safety solutions company Innov8 ltd.

The deal, finalised by Lucion’s Financial Director and co-founder Charles Pickles with Innov8’s Managing Director,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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