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R S Cockerill

R S Cockerill, the number 1 supplier of potatoes for Aldi and Walkers Crisps, contacted us as they undertook refurbishment works at their York facility, prompting the need for a thorough asbestos management survey.

R S Cockerill, located in York, is a leading provider of potatoes for Aldi and Walkers Crisps. As part of their ongoing commitment to safety and compliance, they recently initiated refurbishment works to expand their welfare staff building. To ensure the safety of their employees and contractors, they commissioned an asbestos management survey, which identified asbestos cement roof material on one of the roofs.

Challenges Faced: With the refurbishment project underway, R S Cockerill encountered the challenge of managing asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) within their premises. The presence of asbestos cement roof material posed a potential risk to the health and safety of workers if not properly managed.

Solution Provided: In response to the identified asbestos risk, R S Cockerill collaborated with a Complete Asbestos Surveys to conduct a comprehensive asbestos survey. The survey revealed the presence of asbestos cement material in a safe condition. As a proactive measure, R S Cockerill opted for asbestos management rather than immediate removal.

Implementation Process: The asbestos management plan devised for R S Cockerill included regular inspections, monitoring, and maintenance of the asbestos-containing roof. Additionally, the plan outlined procedures for safe work practices to prevent disturbance or damage to the asbestos material during refurbishment activities.

Benefits for R S Cockerill:

  1. Compliance Assurance: By adhering to asbestos regulations and guidelines, R S Cockerill demonstrated their commitment to compliance and safety standards.
  2. Cost-Efficiency: Choosing asbestos management over removal saved R S Cockerill significant costs associated with asbestos removal and disposal.
  3. Minimized Disruption: The proactive approach to asbestos management minimized disruption to ongoing operations and refurbishment activities.

Conclusion: Through the implementation of an effective asbestos management plan, R S Cockerill successfully addressed the asbestos risk associated with their refurbishment project in York. By prioritizing safety and compliance, they safeguarded the well-being of their employees and contractors while ensuring the smooth progress of their expansion endeavours.

For companies facing similar challenges, proactive asbestos management is key to mitigating risks and maintaining a safe working environment.

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