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The dangers of Asbestos in home DIY

Asbestos is not only a problem for industrial units, any residential building constructed prior to the year 2000 is likely to contain asbestos. If this applies to you, then even the smallest amount of DIY or rennovations could cause serious implications to your health. If asbestos is present in your home and you disturb it […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 30, 2015

Workers put at risk of asbestos exposure

Work carried out for North Devon Homes has put 2 workers from Pilkington Plumbing and Heating Ltd at risk of asbestos exposure when they began works carrying out boiler renovations without a full asbestos survey. The employees were allowed to carry out back boiler removal and to drill a wall panel after the contractors began […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 29, 2015

Asbsetos Management Surveys in Bury

Asbestos Management Surveys in Bury Armco provide asbestos management surveys in Bury and across the UK.  Asbestos Management Surveys are imperative to commercial property and business owners in properties build before the year 2000. An Asbestos Management Survey is a legal obligation if you are responsible for maintaining a property. The Control of Asbestos regulations […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 28, 2015

Woman dies after being exposed to asbestos at work.

Exposure to asbestos has lead to the death of 79 year old woman. The former factory worker died at Summerville nursing home in Grappenham, following 3 years exposure to asbestos fibres. Veronica Barlow worked at Turner Brothers’ manufacturing site in Greater Manchester from 1956-1959 operating machinery. Mrs Barlow said that she “used to be able […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 27, 2015

Victims of asbestos.

Asbestos is a lethal material and exposure to its fibres can be deadly. It is possible to control asbestos and exposure to it with various training and surveying by trained professionals but still people do not follow legislation and put themselves and others at risk. It is widely accessible to employers and duty holders to […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 26, 2015

Businessman fined for asbestos failure in Colwyn Bay.

The importance of Asbestos Management Surveys has again emerged from the news of a businessman in Colwyn Bay being fined for not adhering to legislation from the HSE (Health and Safety executive), and causing the spread of the harmful material. Peter Rees owned a business unit on the Mochdre Business Park and had plans to […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 23, 2015

Asbestos refurbishment demolition surveys in Bury

Asbestos refurbishment demolition surveys in Bury At Armco we provide Asbestos refurbishment demolition surveys in Bury and across the UK.  There were large amounts of Asbestos used for construction purposes in new and refurbished building up until the year 1999 when Asbestos was banned. If you are planning any minor or major refurbishment, for example, […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 22, 2015
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