It’s true that asbestos must be handled very carefully and is subject to strict regulations. But, who does the control of asbestos regulations apply to?
Restoration work on older buildings often uncovers asbestos.
Ceilings, pipes and wallcoverings can be removed or disturbed whilst carrying out restoration work. This is when asbestos is discovered and if it isn’t recognised, when it is most dangerous.
When the team at WeldLag saw that the local Salvation Army was looking for donations to their Annual Christmas Appeal, they made the decision to help.
Whilst the dangers of primary exposure to asbestos are widely publicised, many people are unaware of the dangers associated with secondary (or second-hand) exposure.
Although asbestos may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to the dangers of farming, it is a very real risk.
This blog will explain how to identify asbestos if you think you may have found some. Most homeowners come across what they think is asbestos whilst carrying out home improvements.
However, they may not be sure exactly what they have found. This is because asbestos comes in many different forms.
The risk of developing Mesothelioma is much greater if you were; exposed to large amounts of it from an early age, or for a very long period of time.
The amount of waste which is fly-tipped is a national problem. Unsightly and an attraction for rats It can also be very dangerous when the waste contains hazardous material such as asbestos.
If you are planning to remove or modernise your garage, it’s important to know whether it contains asbestos.