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An updated version (1.1) of GPP21 – Guidance for Pollution Prevention for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – has been published, June 2021, and has been uploaded to the Simplifi website. There seems little change from the previous version.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published a revised HSG248 – “Asbestos: The Analysts’ Guide”. This guidance is for analysts involved in asbestos work. It is the authoritative source of asbestos analytical procedures within Great Britain. The guidance has been updated to take account of findings from interventions and developments in analytical procedures and methodology. It provides clarification on technical and personal safety issues, especially in relation to sampling and 4-stage clearances. New information on sampling soils for asbestos is included.
HSE is offering a free webinar on risk management for organisations looking to understand and control different types of risk in the workplace. 25 May 2021, 10:30am – 11.30am