Welsh health board awards SOCOTEC two asbestos management deals

SOCOTEC’s Asbestos group has secured 2 three-yr framework agreements with Cardiff and Vale University Health Panel.

The very first contract will dsicover SOCOTEC provide management, demolition and refurbishment surveys, as the second shall involve the Asbestos team undertaking annual reinspections. Both will undoubtedly be delivered across different attributes within the Cardiff and Vale University Wellness Board from December 2020 to December 2023, with the choice of extending the contract for a further 2 yrs once this initial time period has expired.

Functions that SOCOTEC’s Asbestos group will carry out within the framework agreements consist of but aren’t limited to:

  • Yearly reinspections of most asbestos-containing materials (ACMs)
  • Photographing all inspected ACMs
  • Accessing and examining all ‘No Accessibility’ or previously unsurveyed locations where practicable
  • Reassessing/resampling presumed ACMs to see their asbestos articles
  • Personal air overseeing when assessing Regulation 18 Asbestos places and reassurance air checking on completion
  • Maintaining MiCAD updated throughout the project
  • Bringing brand new potentially friable ACMs/ACMs within poor condition to the eye of the asbestos administration team upon identification
  • Extra sampling in locations where present information is insufficient (electronic.g plant areas).

Commenting on the agreement awards, Nick Harper, Functions Director, Asbestos, SOCOTEC United kingdom said: “SOCOTEC’s newest framework contract win demonstrates the regularly high regular of asbestos administration and consultancy solutions that we offer to your clients. The agreement has strengthened our existence within the healthcare industry further, and we anticipate providing a program of surveying and reinspection functions to greatly help Cardiff and Vale University Wellness Board remain completely compliant with asbestos administration regulations.”

Forming among the nearby health boards within Wales, Cardiff and Vale University Wellness Board provides a selection of specialized and administrative front range providers (including health centres, open public health insurance and community care) to more than 445,000 people within Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.