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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 …

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Many people believe that some jobs are riskier than others in terms of coming into contact with asbestos. Plumbers, electricians and construction workers are certainly high risk when it comes to asbestos exposure due to the nature of that work. …

I.T Worker Dies From Asbestos Exposure Read More »

Due to its strength and fire resistant properties asbestos was once known as a wonder material. It was used extensively in construction and included windows boards, insulation and roof panels to name but a few. In the UK asbestos was …

Should I Remove or Encapsulate Asbestos? Read More »

The Health & Safety Executive NI (HSENI) has led a prosecution against a Coleraine based property management company. On the 6th of January the company was fined for failings regarding the removal of asbestos during refurbishments at Ballybrakes Business Park …

Coleraine Property Management Company Fined for Heath & Safety Failings Read More »