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How do I renew my Operative/Labourers CSCS Card?

You must complete the Health and Safety Touchscreen Test and since July 2014 you also must complete  and pass a CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course or a IOSH Working Safely Course.

Where can I find a CSCS Application Form?

You can access the form here: CSCS Application Form.

If you need help in completing the form please contact us today, we are here to help.

Where can I get hold of HSE publications about asbestos?

The vast majority of HSE's publications on asbestos are now free to download. You can access the documents here.

How can I identify asbestos?

It can be and often is difficult to identify asbestos, as it usually is mixed with other materials, eg. Concrete. The HSE asbestos image gallery shows a number of common materials that contain asbestos, which will help you to identify asbestos in buildings. IF IN DOUBT LEAVE IT ALONE AND CALL YOUR SUPERVISOR.

Can I get some information about what to do if I find Asbestos?

The HSE web site has information about what to do if you uncover asbesto:

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/guidance/em1.pdf

What is an FFP3 face mask?

This mask offers the highest level of protection against silica and must be used as well as water when cutting silica based products. You will need to be fitted for this mask. Please call us for details.

I hear CDM 2015 has brought in a lot of changes, how do they apply to me?

CDM 2015 has set rules that now include domestic Clients and has done away with the CDM-C role. For help in complying withCDM 2015 please get in touch with us. The definition ofConstruction is now very wide ranging and you may now fall into a construction category.

Guidance available here - http://www.citb.co.uk/health-safety-and-other-topics/health-safety/construction-design-and-management-regulations/

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