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Latest Legionnaires’ Disease Data Released

July 25, 2014

On 22 July 2014, Public Health England (PHE) released data showing a small decline in the number of reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease between 2010 and 2012.

Risks to Residential Flats from Changes to Fire Doors

July 23, 2014

Fire Risk Assessments in blocks of flats are highlighting a potential fire safety problem for tenants, landlords and managing agents. Where individual flat owners have replaced the entrance door to their flat, they and the managing agents of the block may be unaware of the effect this may have on the overall fire safety of the block and its residents.

29% of Schools Require Asbestos Management Action

July 9, 2014

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has recently published the results of its latest asbestos in schools inspection initiative, showing that 29% of schools required written advice or were subject to enforcement action to improve arrangements for managing asbestos.