Asbestos-belfast-dangers

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. …

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Asbestos At Work

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 …

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Asbestos Survey

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 …

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security-installer-asbestos

Calling all I.T Installers, Security Installers, Shop Fitters, Electricians, Joiners, Telecoms Installers and everyone in-between. Do you ask for the Asbestos Register before starting work in a commercial building?If the answer is no please read on… What Asbestos Register? It …

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I think I've found asbestos

Those in charge of commercial premises are required to have an asbestos survey carried out and keep a register of any asbestos in the building. This helps protect anyone who uses the building from coming into contact with asbestos. For …

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