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HSE Licence Renewal Update

As HSE start to pilot their new slimmed down approach to Licence renewal after the electronic renewal approach of the past 3 years, ACAD, the not for profit trade association for the Asbestos Industry, provides an overview of the changes.  Removal Contractors have all...

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Cartels & Cover Pricing

Build UK has issued new guidance, written by Wedlake Bell LLP, on preventing anti‐competitive behaviour in construction, including cartel activities and cover pricing. It aims to help businesses and directors comply with their legal obligations by explaining the risks...

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How to be a Smart Site

Build UK’s How to be a Smart Site guide has been updated to reflect the new CSCS Smart Check app, which will be launched tomorrow (1 April). In line with the objective in the CLC Industry Card Schemes Recommendation, the Smart Check app will enable cards across all 38...

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ACAD Growth Creates New Employment Opportunities

For almost 30 years, ACAD has been promoting best practice at the forefront of the Licensed Asbestos Industry.  Based in Darlington, ACAD operates the NVQ centre for the Asbestos Industry and represents our members with HSE, and in the wider construction industry they...

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COVID-19 Update

The Government has stated that from next Friday 1 April its guidance to stay at home for five days following a positive COVID‐19 test will be removed, along with the Working Safely During Coronavirus guidance and the health and safety requirement for employers to...

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Asbestos Industry NVQ Centre

ACAD was selected by CITB almost 5 years ago to ensure high quality NVQ assessment delivery at the required standard across the Asbestos industry. The background relates to the CLC decision of January 2015 that introduced NVQ L2 as the minimum standard for skilled...

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ACAD Member Survey

ACAD are once again asking members to feed into our brief member survey so we better understand members and allow us to help shape our future support to our growing membership.  The survey will take less than 5 minutes to complete but the information you provide will...

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Dry Ice blasting, Needle Guns & Glove Bags

The Asbestos Network Technical Working Group is discussing these techniques with a view to updating guidance.  We would very much like to hear from members who have experience of using these to help feed into and shape guidance around all of these important or...

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