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Asbestos Encapsulation

What is asbestos encapsulation? Asbestos encapsulation is a process which involves leaving the asbestos material in place and treating it with a flexible sealant that forms a protective layer between the material and the indoor environment. This procedure ensures that any future wear and tear won’t cause any asbestos fibers to be released into the […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 16, 2019

Asbestos Boiler Insulation

Do old boilers contain asbestos? Asbestos containing materials can be found in various locations, both within the structure of a building and also in fixed items of plant and equipment, such as an old boiler. Pre 1984, when the UK banned the use of asbestos in boiler manufacture, boilers were the cause of asbestos contamination […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 04, 2019

Asbestos Essentials HSE

HSE Asbestos Essentials Manual Asbestos Essentials is a task manual written and provided by the HSE. The task manual is aimed at building, maintenance and allied trades of non-licensed asbestos work. It is purposefully designed to be durable, practical and small enough to fit in your toolbox so that you have it on hand to […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 27, 2019

Asbestos deaths UK

How many asbestos related deaths in the UK each year? According to the HSE, statistics show that there are currently over 5,000 asbestos-related disease deaths per year in the UK including mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis. The latest figures collated in 2016 show that there were 2,595 mesothelioma deaths, with a similar number of lung […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 21, 2019

Asbestos regulations domestic premises

What are the asbestos regulations for homeowners of domestic premises? Are you a home owner and wondering what the asbestos regulations are when it comes to domestic premises? Well, the asbestos regulations are different for domestic and non-domestic premises. The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR) are directed at non-domestic properties, but can also apply […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 05, 2019

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