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.
You’ve just moved into your new place and started the renovations, then. Uh oh, you’ve found what you think is asbestos.
Structures built or renovated before the year 2000 are likely to contain asbestos. This is because the final ban was not brought in until 1999.
Paul has worked at Weldlag for 31 years, born and raised in Preston just a few miles from the company offices