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Asbestos in homes UK

Many older homes in the UK built before the asbestos ban in 1999 may still contain asbestos. Learn where these ACM’s may be located.

Read the full article | Published Mar 16, 2020

How dangerous is asbestos?

How dangerous is asbestos? This article details the dangers of asbestos and the associated risks and consequences of asbestos exposure.

Read the full article | Published Feb 04, 2020

What is an Asbestos Management plan?

What is an Asbestos Management Plan? An asbestos management plan is either a hand written or a typed document on a computer that details exactly who is responsible for managing asbestos in a commercial or public building. Whichever method is chosen, whether hand written or a digital copy, it’s vital that the asbestos management plan […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 20, 2020

Steve McQueen death

What kind of cancer did Steve McQueen have? Today on 7th Nov 2019 marks the 39th anniversary of the death of the famous american actor, Steve McQueen. Steve Mcqueen was nicknamed in the media as ‘The King of Cool’ and was well known for his acting roles in films such as The Magnificent Seven, Sand […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 07, 2019

When was asbestos banned in UK?

What year was asbestos finally banned in the UK? Surprisingly, asbestos wasn’t actually fully banned in the UK until 1999. Initially, back in 1985, the first asbestos prohibition laws were introduced and the UK banned the import and use of blue (crocidolite) and brown (amosite) asbestos. It took some years later before the UK government […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 06, 2019

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