Nationwide decontamination service

March 2005
RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Mar2005, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p7
Focuses on a decontamination service that will provide advice and guidance on decontaminating buildings and the environment after a chemical or nuclear incident developed by the British government. Benefits of the service according to Elliot Morley, Minister of State for the Environment; Background on its functions.


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