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A bereaved family from County Down have called for more awareness of the risks of asbestos after loosing their father to asbestos related disease. Asbestos was widely used in buildings across the country right up until it was banned in …

Family Calls for More Asbestos Awareness after Asbestos Exposure Deaths in Northern Ireland Read More »

A Belfast Council officer raised concerns about an application to open a bar and nightclub in Cathedral Quarter. The old building contains asbestos cement roofing which can be dangerous if fibres escape into the air. Other issues were raised about …

Belfast Cathedral Quarter Building Asbestos Fears Read More »

Homeowners are worried now we know the true extent of health problems caused by asbestos. This once wonder material was used in property right up to the year 2000. It was banned in the UK in 1999. Asbestos still lurks …

Will my Home be Devalued if Asbestos is Found? Read More »

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a disease of the lungs linked to Asbestos. It is commonly diagnosed in men and women who worked with asbestos. Asbestos is also linked to asbestosis, pleural thickening and other cancers. Is It Dangerous to …

Asbestos Questions & Answers – Asbestos Surveyors Northern Ireland Read More »

Unfortunately asbestos can be found in farm buildings and outbuildings up and down the country. We are never surprised when we find asbestos in much of the building fabric. Asbestos roofing, down pipes, soffits, window boards and internal partitioning are …

Is Asbestos Present in Farm Buildings? Read More »