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ASBESTOSAsbestos was extensively used as a building material in the UK. It was used for a variety of purposes and was ideal for fireproofing and insulation. Any building built before 2000 (houses, factories, offices, schools, hospitals etc) can contain asbestos. Asbestos materials in good condition are safe unless asbestos fibres become airborne, which happens when materials are damaged. Find out more
“14 million properties were built during the period Asbestos was extensively used”
Fire Risk AssessmentsThe Fire Safety Order (FSO) applies to all non-domestic premises in England and Wales. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 came into effect in October 2006 replacing over 70 pieces of fire safety law. The order applies to common parts of blocks of flats and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). Find out more
“There are approximately 59,000 house fires each year in the UK”
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Health and Safety is now a fundamental part of any organisation and with the legislation becoming more difficult to navigate through. We aim to offer a cost effective solution while trying to keep things as simple as possible so you can get on with what makes you successful...your business.Find out more
“5.2 million days were lost overall in 2012/13 due to work-related injury due to lack of safety in the workplace”
We understand that training is essential for you to comply with legislation and to be competent but we also completely understand that being off the job for a full day is not always viable. That's why we have a complete portfolio of eLearning courses that can be undertaken at home or office at your convenience.Find out more
“eLearning is fast becoming the most used method of training”
Construction company fined for unlicensed asbestos removal from junior school in Dursley
SALVUM is the Latin for SAFE, and that is always our number one priority. With a combined thirty years’ experience we have made it our business to understand our clients’ needs.
10+ years experience within the Health & Safety and Financial Services. Man Utd fan.
Stuart ChildsManaging Director30+ years in business experience within various industries. Man Utd fan.
Phil ChildsCompany Director
BSc Hons Building Surveyor, P402, P405 qualified and Ipswich FC fan
Ian CookOperations DirectorNEBOSH qualified H&S, fire safety guru.
Marc GlenisterFire Project Manager
P401, P402, P403, P404 & P405 qualified and a wealth of experience and sorry to say a Gooner
Dan YonContracts Manager & Quality ManagerP402 & NEBOSH qualified. Liverpool fan but don't hold that against him.
Mo WaheedH&S Consultant
P402 qualified and 5+ years of experience
Anthony WerrellAsbestos SurveyorOne of our first consultants to join our team.
Nadeem QureshiH&S Consultant
5 years within the asbestos industry. It's coming home
Glen GravesProject LeaderP402 qualified surveyor with lots of experience
Sam CoxAsbestos Surveyor
NEBOSH qualified assessor. New father and surviving the lack of sleep.
Martin PolleyFire Risk AssessorP402 & 10 years experience. Supports the least glamorous team, Gillingham!
Daniel JonesSenior Surveyor
West Ham United fan, let's just leave that one there.
Mark MonksfieldCredit ControlMany years within H&S. Spurs fan and happy for a top 4 finish.
Edward PollyHealth & Safety Consultant
Started as a trainee surveyor and now fully qualified. Another Gooner.
Calum HowardAsbestos SurveyorHas been in the industry for many years. Joined Salvum and started the department from scratch.
Neil SmithLegionella Project Manager
10 years asbestos industry experience. Bit of an artist.
Nicola KinghamReport Compliance AdministratorOne of our youngest members of the team but also one of the most experienced.
20+ years in financial services. Nottingham Forest fan and still believing they're a big club
Tracey CoppingAccountsWorking on the fire safety team. Loves netball.
Though we adhere to the strictest of regulations, we endeavour to carry out your property surveys quickly and with minimum disruption – which is why we believe that we offer the best service.
Our customer service is second to none, and are always available to take your call. Our methodology is simple – we deliver an excellent service and our clients will return again and again.
Opened for business at our first little office in the Luton Basepoint Centre. Ian, Stuart and our first administrator Sally.
Marc Glenister joined the team to set up the fire safety department.
Growing nicely and need more room and take a bigger office at the centre. Also employed our first two asbestos surveyors Nadeem and Mo.
Grew to a team of 10 and needed bigger offices, moved to Ongar, Essex.
Neil joined the team to head up the legionella risk assessment department.
Legionella Control Association (LCA) membership was granted.
Dan Yon joined the team as Quality Manager to implement UKAS standards across the company.
There’s now 18 of us and we are squeezing into our office. Start looking again for another office.
UKAS Accreditation for Asbestos Surveying achieved.
We’re finally in our brand new office in Chelmsford with plenty of space, no more moving. 23 of us and counting…