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Asbestos Banned 20 Years!

School Duty Holder "Forgot About Asbestos"

Asbestos was banned 20 years ago in the UK. The use of the hazardous substance was one of the biggest mistakes ever made. Thousands of people die each year due to asbestos related illnesses including mesothelioma. This is hard to

Asbestos Fears at Primark Belfast Fire Site

Asbestos Health Risk

Specialist asbestos removal teams have been removing debris and rubble from the site of the old bank buildings Primark Fire which occurred more than one year ago. This comes after there have been Asbestos Fears at Primark Belfast Fire Site.

Is Asbestos Present In Older Boilers?

Is Asbestos Present In Older Boilers?

Is asbestos present in older boilers? We advise that any tradesmen taking part in refurbishment or demolition works be mindful of the presence of asbestos. It is true that tradesmen can be a a greater risk of coming into contact

When Do You Need An Asbestos Survey?

When Do You Need An Asbestos Survey?

So when do you need an asbestos survey? Or do you even need one at all? An asbestos survey is recommended because it helps you discover hidden asbestos within your property or commercial premises. The information found along with other

UK Asbestos Deaths at Record Levels

UK Asbestos Deaths at Record Levels

According to a recent article from The Guardian, deaths from asbestos are reaching crisis levels due to it’s widespread use between the 1950’s – 1970’s. Cancers caused by asbestos can take up to 50 years to become an apparent. Industry