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1 Definitions Asbestos means asbestos or asbestos-containing materials of any sort whatsoever Asbestos Claim means a claim arising, at any time before the date by which...

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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP 1 The Vendor shall indemnify and keep indemnified the Purchaser against any and all Asbestos Liabilities. Asbestos...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Environmental incidents often happen without warning and with significant consequences. It can be easy in those circumstances to fail to maintain a clear head about...

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Legal requirements There is a legal presumption that any non-domestic buildings (and the common parts of domestic buildings) whose construction was completed before 2000...

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The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from risks related to exposure to asbestos and make it clear...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Penalties The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, SI 2012/632 (‘CAR’) were made under Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, s 15 (‘HSWA 1974’). They are an example...

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TitleDirective 2012/18/EU of the European parliament and of the council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances (Seveso...

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The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH 2015), SI 2015/483, aim to prevent major work place accidents occurring and put in place controls, so that...

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Industrial diseases The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), SI 2002/2677, is one of the most important health and safety laws for any...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Definitions Environment all or any of the following media: (a) air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Definitions Environment all or any of the following media: (a) air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether...

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Definitions Environment all or any of the following media: (a) air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether below or above ground); (b) land...

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What are the hazards? Around 1000 electrical accidents are reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) every year and 25 people die of their injuries. The main...

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The Environment Agency (EA), Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have extensive, but not unlimited, powers to enter premises. Environment...

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The Environment Agency (EA) is one of the regulators responsible for the enforcement of environmental law and the prosecution of environmental crime in England. Other...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Definitions Environment all or any of the following media: (a) air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Environment Health & Safety Please provide the following: 1 Copies of all environmental reports relating to the Property or the...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Environment Health and Safety Please provide the following: 1 Copies of all environmental reports relating to the Property or the...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. For practical information about managing fire safety in the workplace, see...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (the English Regulations), SI 2001/2954 and the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage)...

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This Practice Note looks at the requirements under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 (2014 Regulations), SI 2014/1637 for operators of petrol filling...

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Produced in partnership with Warren Percival of RSK Health and safety Please supply records of any of the following where relevant: 1 Health and safety certifications (eg...

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Asbestos materials Industrial and manufacturing buildings (and sometimes plant) frequently contain asbestos materials. Businesses are legally responsible for managing...

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