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Environmental Essentials Invest in Leaders

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 17:17

In July, Directors and Senior Managers within the Environmental Essentials team spent 2 days in Richmond, North Yorkshire on a leadership development course, led by Neil Sheehan from ALFA Consultancy. 

Are you offering the right compliance training?

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 13:47

Many managers are aware they should be offering health and safety training to meet compliance requirements however it does not necessarily follow that the right courses are being offered and these requirements are being met. 

The North Wales office team ‘Give Summit Back’

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 14:16

An intrepid team of adventurers from our North Wales Office climbed Snowdon on Saturday 2 June to raise money for a very worthy cause.

Join us at the 2018 Safety & Health Expo

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 11:54

Environmental Essentials are pleased to announce our attendance at the UK's leading global health and safety event, the Safety & Health Expo 2018, next week.  

Environmental Essentials win two golds at RoSPA Health and Safety Awards

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 14:54


Environmental Essentials Ltd, based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, has been handed two prestigious awards by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

Asbestos Management Seminar

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 09:30

Asbestos Management Seminar; further dates announced by Environmental Essentials

Long Service Milestone for EE Colleagues

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 18:15

Environmental Essentials are celebrating a host of staff anniversaries. There are 8 members of the team, each marking 10 years of service at the asbestos consultancies Head office.

South East office set for growth with exciting new appointment

Friday, 22 September 2017 14:39

Environmental Essentials are delighted to welcome Lewis Leopard onto the senior management team as Regional Development Manager for London and South.

Asbestos Management Practical Workshop

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 14:19

In August Environmental Essentials delivered a new seminar, The Asbestos Management Practical workshop, as a joint initiative with leading licensed asbestos abatement specialist, Rhodar Ltd.

New Study Hopes to Improve Early Detection of Mesothelioma

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 14:35

Researchers in Germany have developed a novel blood test for mesothelioma cancer that could lead to earlier detection of the disease and a better prognosis for patients.

Asbestos in Scotland is a 'ticking health timebomb'

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 14:36

The use of asbestos across Scotland has created a “ticking time bomb” for those exposed to the substance, experts have warned.

Environmental Essentials Ltd win RoSPA Gold award for health and safety excellence

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 12:39

EEL are winners at the RoSPA, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Health and Safety Awards 2017 for their innovative approach to health and safety.

Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2017

Monday, 27 March 2017 13:38

Environmental Essentials will be participating in the Global Asbestos Awareness week between the 3rd and 7th April 2017

Asbestos management specialist continuing to invest and develop

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 12:08

Environmental Essentials are looking ahead to further growth after investing in larger, newly-refurbished offices for their North Wales and South-East teams.

EEL Shortlisted for ‘Health and Safety’ excellence at awards ceremony

Thursday, 09 March 2017 20:43

Environmental Essentials successfully secured a place on the shortlist for the Health and Safety award at the 2017 Building Communities Awards   

Bedfordshire-based contractor fined for poor asbestos assessment

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 13:37

Bedfordshire-based contractor Anthony West has been fined almost £3,000 after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.

Asbestos starting to be taken seriously in Kenya

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 11:48

Members of the Nairobi county assembly want City Hall to replace all asbestos roofing in residential properties.

Asbestos fly-tipped 'in every corner' of county

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 14:11

Potentially lethal asbestos has been found illegally dumped in "every corner" of a rural county, a council has said.

Unlicensed handyman fined for unsafe removal of asbestos

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:09

An unlicensed Tamworth handyman who potentially exposed workers to deadly asbestos particles has been fined more than £1,000.

Early Detection of Mesothelioma Lies in HMGB1 Isoforms

Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:24

The Mesothelioma Centre reports that an international research team is exploring how variants of an important blood protein could be the key to prevention and early detection of malignant mesothelioma.

Essex companies fined after workers exposed to asbestos

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 14:42

Two Essex-based companies have been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos over a period of years, despite being alerted to the risks at their premises.

Asbestos, espionage and corporate spies

Monday, 12 December 2016 10:44

A leading corporate intelligence firm infiltrated the worldwide campaign to ban asbestos in a sophisticated and long-running espionage campaign, the high court in London has heard.

Asbestos claims hit £10m from English schools

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 14:18

Councils in England have paid out at least £10m in compensation to people who developed illnesses because of asbestos in school buildings.

Asbestos plagued Oceana, in Wales, condemned as a building 'more usually seen in China'

Monday, 28 November 2016 14:04

SWANSEA Council is looking to recover costs from the company that originally carried out an asbestos survey at Kingsway's former Oceana nightclub building.

 

People platform ‘The Success Factory’ is launched

Monday, 14 November 2016 12:09

Environmental Essentials have just unveiled to employees their new people platform – The EEL Success Factory.

Asbestos was found on Harbour Bridge 10 months ago!

Friday, 11 November 2016 10:28

ASBESTOS was found on Sydney Harbour Bridge 10 months ago – but the public has only just been told about it.

County Cricketer Ben Cotton sponsored by Environmental Essentials

Monday, 07 November 2016 13:23

Environmental Essentials are proud to announce their continued sponsorship of Derbyshire County Cricket Club, fast bowler, Ben Cotton.

Employees get personal development opportunities to take NVQ’s and BTEC’s as part of apprenticeships partnership.

Thursday, 03 November 2016 10:35

Environmental Essentials (EE) have partnered with Sutton Coldfield Training (SCT) to promote learning and development within the workplace by offering free apprenticeships to all employees.

Asbestos in schools in the news again

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 14:33

Hundreds of Derbyshire schools containing asbestos has cost a council more than £400,000 in compensation.

Directors Snowdon charity climb

Monday, 31 October 2016 14:10

The Directors at Environmental Essentials Ltd are planning to climb Mount Snowdon in support of the ARCA Charity week and one of its nominated charities The Indee Rose Trust. 

Wolverhampton factory fire: Asbestos fears as residents warned of debris risk

Thursday, 20 October 2016 10:01

Residents living near the site of a huge factory blaze in Wolverhampton have been warned to avoid touching debris from the fire amid fears over an asbestos risk.

EEL support National Construction Week event at Bet365 Stadium

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 10:52

We are proud to have supported the 'Building Better Futures' event, in conjunction with SCTG and CITB, to demonstrate our services to other local businesses and discuss employment opportunities with local young people and college leavers. 

Bristol church fire prompts asbestos fear

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 12:58

On Sunday 16th October fire crews tackled a large blaze at a disused church in Bristol

Night club owner fined over asbestos exposure

Thursday, 13 October 2016 12:29

A nightclub owner has been sentenced after admitting a failure to carry out a survey for asbestos before starting on the refurbishment in Greater Manchester.

We are exhibiting at the Contamination Expo series 2016

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 13:01

We are proud to announce that we will be exhibiting on stand C360, on the 12th and 13th October 2016, at the Contamination Expos series at the Excel arena in London.

Pupils and staff at asbestos-riddled Sutherland Primary Academy to move

Monday, 10 October 2016 14:16

Pupils and staff are to move into their new £2.27 million temporary home next month while plans are underway to rebuild their old asbestos-riddled school.

Asbestos waste dumped in a Blackpool street

Thursday, 06 October 2016 11:33

Fly-tippers have dumped 600kg of deadly asbestos in a Blackpool street. 

Triple accreditation received for successful Health & Safety Management.

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 11:39

Environmental Essentials have received ‘accreditation’ from three major health and safety assessment schemes in the UK, CHAS, Altius and SafecontractorAlcumus.

BBC officials have apologised for showcasing a Second World War gas mask, linked to lethal asbestos ,on the Antiques Roadshow

Monday, 03 October 2016 12:00

Last week’s episode of the popular peak-time programme highlighted the quirky military antique. However BBC bosses have since been forced to issue a warning and apology, after it emerged such masks were often made with deadly asbestos in them.

Safety fears raised after asbestos found at a yard in Scotland

Friday, 30 September 2016 12:52

Network Rail have confirmed that contaminants including asbestos have been discovered in the ground at the Foundry yard site in the village’s Biggar Road

EEL Staff ecstatic as local team win the cricket premier league

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 14:20

Porthill Park Cricket Club’s first team captain Daniel Hancock, who works for Environmental Essentials, has helped his team win the Premier cricket Division.  

Rugeley rubbish fire: Asbestos found

Monday, 26 September 2016 12:03

Asbestos has been found at an ongoing rubbish fire in Staffordshire. The fire - made up of 1,000 tonnes of waste, mainly shredded wood - has been burning for more than two weeks at Oak Farm in Rugeley.

Somerset parents reassured after Asbestos pollution fears

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 11:18

Parents at a school near Wells have been told there is no danger to their children, from asbestos pollution, during neighbouring demolition work.

Asbestos exposure has 'years-long' legacy for men and women

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 10:45

The use of asbestos was banned in 1999 and campaigners warn that the legacy of the material will continue for decades with case numbers unlikely to peak for another 20 years.

Hertfordshire company fined for exposing family to asbestos

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:25

A Hertfordshire-based home improvement company has been fined after the unsafe removal of asbestos material from a domestic property.

Asbestos Job Vacancies

Thursday, 01 September 2016 09:55
  • Environmental Essentials currently have a variety of asbestos Job vacancies across all regional offices

Asbestos is far from a legacy issue. This is no time to rest easy!

Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:01

Australian authorities put Yuanda China building materials on hold after asbestos was discovered in some of its supplies to two major construction projects.

Asbestos in schools petition launched by the family of a mesothelioma victim, who was a teacher

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 10:14

Sue Stephens was exposed to the deadly substance during 30 years of classroom teaching – and her first thought was to spare her pupils the same fate

The Oaks Academy Students meet Female Leaders in Business

Monday, 18 July 2016 11:03

Environmental Essential's staff inspire female students to apply themselves at school

EEL Sponsors at Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards 2016

Thursday, 14 July 2016 11:01

Environmental Essentials are proud to be sponsoring the International Trade Award at the 2016 Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards Evening

Mesothelioma Claims Delayed Due To HMRC Backlog

Friday, 08 July 2016 09:44

Concern is being raised that HM Revenue and Customs are now taking more than 12 months to retrieve work records required in mesothelioma compensation cases.

Action Mesothelioma day 2016

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 09:41

Each year, hundreds of people gather at events in cities across the UK to raise awareness of mesothelioma.  The events are organised and supported by local mesothelioma charities and organisations. 

Asbestos - Don't let your guard down

Friday, 20 May 2016 13:00

Asbestos kills 5,000 people every year! 

Construction news have released an article warning contractors that although awareness of asbestos and the practices designed to deal with it have improved, they should still be mindful of the great harm it can cause.

International approval for new Health and Safety courses

Friday, 06 May 2016 14:50

EE have received ‘Approved Course’ status from IIRSM (International Institute for Risk and Safety Management) for courses designed by the Health and Safety Manager.

"Accidents don't have to happen"

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:02

Environmental Essentials are proud to announce that they have become full members of RoSPA  (Royal society for the prevention of accidents).

Support our Tenner Challenge

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 14:43

EEl are half way through the Young Enterprise 'Tenner Challenge' 

Chelmsford dad died after exposure to asbestos following 1996 Manchester Arndale Centre IRA bomb

Thursday, 07 April 2016 08:58

A Security guard may have died after being exposed to asbestos in the wake of an IRA bomb attack.

2016 Global Asbestos Awareness Week

Monday, 04 April 2016 11:17

Global asbestos awareness week 1st to 7th April 2016

Charity 'Tenner Challenge' for EEL

Monday, 28 March 2016 11:17

We have decided to enter the Young Enterprise 'Tenner Challenge' supported by the BGF (British Growth Fund) by creating and selling a product to raise as much money as possible for charity.

Compensation for War veterans with mesothelioma is extended.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 17:13

MOD Compensation for War veterans with mesothelioma caused by service is extended.

Members of Environmental Essential’s staff prepare for a charity bike ride from Newcastle to Newcastle

Friday, 04 March 2016 14:50

A group of 15 men from Porthill Park Cricket Club (PPCC) including Danny Hancock, Will Kilgariff and Andy Viggars who work for Environmental Essentials Ltd are training hard to do a charity Bike Ride.

UKATA to host coffee morning for mesothelioma sufferers

Monday, 29 February 2016 14:21

UKATA Training association is set to support the Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team (DAST) initiative

New store almost ready

Monday, 22 February 2016 12:09

We are pleased to announce our new Learning Store is due for release in March 2016.

Health and Safety Expo 2016

Friday, 12 February 2016 07:56

Environmental Essentials are proud to be attending the Health and Safety Expo at Excel London between the 21st and 23rd June 2016.

Environmental Essentials Ltd successfully gain additional ISO Accreditations

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 09:33

Environmental Essentials are celebrating gaining the following ISO accreditations:

  • IS0 9001 (Quality Management System)
  • IS0 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety System)
  • IS0 14001 (Environmental Management System)

Environmental Essentials now offer BOHS P-module courses and examinations

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 14:49

Environmental Essentials are pleased to offer British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) P module courses and examinations across the country.

Environmental Essentials finds perfect growth partner in BGF

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:54

It is with great pleasure that Environmental Essentials announce significant investment from The Business Growth Fund. We are very proud to have attracted an investor of this calibre to assist us with our expansion plans and vision for development of the business.

Environmental Essentials provide overseas solution for Marks & Spencer in India

Thursday, 07 January 2016 10:43

 Following a compliance audit by Marks and Spencer’s internal Health and Safety team, Environmental Essentials Ltd were called out to India to assist in a project at the Delhi Distribution Centre.

Environmental Essentials appoint new Financial Director

Thursday, 17 December 2015 12:57

 Environmental Essentials are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Speed to the role of Financial Director. 

Environmental Essentials will be exhibiting in London from June 21st 23rd at the Safety and Health Expo 2016.

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 08:25

Environmental Essentials will be exhibiting in London from June 21st - 23rd at the Safety and Health Expo 2016.

Environmental Essentials named as finalists for the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards

Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Environmental Essentials are pleased to announce that we have been named as finalists in the Professional Services of the year category for the inaugural Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards.

Medicals for Non Licensed Work trained Operatives – Are you compliant?

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 13:08

Medicals for Non Licensed Work trained Operatives – Are you compliant?

EEL HR Manager wins Private Sector Fleet Manager of the Year - Green Fleet Awards 2014

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 13:09

The award recognising an individual currently working as a fleet manager in a private sector company that has demonstrated a commitment to making carbon reduction a priority in their day to day duties, and has promoted green fleet practices to other parts of their organisation.

Environmental Essentials win Growth Award at Sentinel Business Awards

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 09:00

Environmental Essentials are proud to announce that we have won the business growth award at the sentinel business awards. The Sentinel Business Awards rewards endeavour, enthusiasm and innovative thinking across a wide range of sectors.  

L143 – Managing and working with asbestos: Approved Code of Practice and guidance

Friday, 07 March 2014 09:32

This revised publication consolidates the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidance text for employers about work which disturbs, or is likely to disturb, asbestos, asbestos sampling and laboratory analysis.

Suffolk firm in court after workers exposed to asbestos

Friday, 07 March 2014 08:28

A Suffolk window replacement company has been fined after it exposed workers to potentially fatal asbestos material during work to replace window units at a school in Bury St Edmunds.

Environmental Essentials Finalists for Prestigious Sentinel Business Awards

Friday, 07 March 2014 08:24

Environmental Essentials are proud to announce that we have been successful in being named finalist in the Business Growth category of the Sentinel Business Awards.

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