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Our New Certificate – Licence to Undertake Work with Asbestos

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Our New Certificate – Licence to Undertake Work with Asbestos

With asbestos classed as a category 1 carcinogen and related to over 5000 deaths (asbestos related diseases) a year in the UK alone, it is important as a business that we attain an Asbestos Licence.

This licence allows us to deal with asbestos in conditions that involve significant hazard, risk or public concern.

At the same time, this licence highlights that we adhere to health and safety law and recognise that the ‘legal duty to manage risk lies with the organisation that creates them’.



How Our New Certificate Affects You

Awarded by the HSE, our new certificate clearly showcases our commitment to the safe disposal of waste.

Whenever we make a quote for a new job, our customers can request to see this certificate before accepting our submission; whilst in turn they can request its presence at all of our worksites.

Yet this is not all…

This certificate also ensures we do the following:

  • At least 14 days before work starts, we shall give written notice of our work to the HSE or your local authority office. Within this notice we will indicate the type of work we’ll perform; the duration of the job; the location/address of the work and the date work will start. NOTE: this will only apply to ‘licensable work with asbestos as defined in Regulation 2 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.’
  • We will provide a written statement of our plan of action, and a specification of the equipment we’ll use (for the protection and decontamination of those working with asbestos).

At every avenue, we aim to make our licencing certificate available for viewing, so you can be reassured that we are ready, prepared and most importantly approved for work with asbestos.

To learn more about our obligations, contact our ICE Asbestos team today. Our experts are licensed, trained and insured to work all over the UK, with offices based in Nottingham, Darlington, Birmingham, Leeds and Norwich.


In short, if you have an asbestos problem, can solve it. Contact us today on 0333 772 0424

What our asbestos removal customers are saying:

Tony, can I take this opportunity to say that you have done a fantastic job. Having been stung by another removal company that did a partial job, I am delighted by the way your contractor has cleanly removed all the specified asbestos containing materials. I would not hesitate to use your company again.

Saghir - CreateItStudiosRead More

Brilliant service from ICEASBESTOS! We are a young family starting out. ICE came round and gave us our free quote and then took away our asbestos tiles for FREE... I highly recommend ICEASBESTOS.

RamoneRead More

We have sought the services of ICE on many of our projects and have not been disappointed. Their service is second to none and their quick turnaround and efficiency has been invaluable at times. As a professional surveying practice I could not recommend their services strongly enough. ICE are professional, fast, personable and all at an extremely competitive fee.

Matt WilsonRead More

My house is going to need a full restoration work and my builder has raised the concerns about potential asbestos on the bathroom ceiling so I contacted Tony and arranged for an inspection. He had a look and said nothing wrong with it. He then also visually inspected all around my house but couldn’t find any potential asbestos. He eventually didn’t charge me a penny for any inspection. He is really professional, friendly and honest to customer. If you are looking for an asbestos specialist,...

KelvinRead More

Prompt friendly and efficient service. Left an urgent message on ICE answerphone on a bank holiday and, with great relief, received a callback (thank you). It was reassuring to actually speak to someone, and to have advice from someone who could come out as a matter of urgency and help was very much appreciated.

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