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Asbestos Licence Renewal: Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail

Preparation, preparation, preparation!  By now, you are probably aware of the recent changes the HSE has made to Asbestos Licence Renewals. Are you ready to manage these?


The new process changes will undoubtedly increase the efficiency of renewing your licence through its online form submissions, followed by supporting documentation via email. In theory, this should help contractors, particularly those with historical application evidence – if they are prepared enough.


ACAD Associate Membership

Root-5 Solutions Ltd have recently joined ACAD, the Asbestos Control and Abatement Division, as associate members to promote and raise awareness of process efficiency and best practice within the asbestos community.


Are Your Asbestos Records GDPR Compliant?

GDPR can be a rather intimidating concept for anyone that isn’t a ‘data officer’. With lots of overwhelming information on the internet, knowing exactly what are the right processes and procedures to have in place can be a minefield and the concept of implementing this company wide incredibly daunting.

One-Click Reports

One-Click Client Reports

Working in Asbestos Removals, it is crucial to have key client and job information readily available for review. Knowing what stage a job is at, what equipment is out on that job and what personnel have been assigned are fundamental to the running of smooth, efficient and safe operations.

Asbestos PPE

When Was Your Last Mask Check?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is the one thing that stands directly between asbestos contractors and dangerous substances. Despite the legislative drive to maintain accurate records against all types of equipment, manual data management and processing can often lead to lost, misplaced or illegible records. The outcome of which can be extremely harmful, both to contractors and the environment.

Construction Danger Sign

Working with Hazardous Materials & Waste Doesn’t Need to be Risky Business

In the Asbestos Removals industry, your contractors and employees are at the heart of your operations; putting their health and safety first should not only be a legislative requirement but also a priority in terms of best practice.