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Asbestos is still a hidden killer

Asbestos is still a hidden killer Asbestos is known as the silent killer and can still be found in our homes, workplaces, schools, public buildings and commercial properties across the UK. Approximately 5000 people die every year in the UK from an asbestos related disease. This figure is higher than the number of deaths on […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 27, 2017

What is an Asbestos Refurbishment/Demolition Survey?

Asbestos refurbishment surveys and asbestos demolition surveys are required whenever there is a complete refurbishment or a complete demolition that is due to be carried out. An Asbestos Demolition Survey tends to be more invasive as it is carried out when a building is set to be brought down completely. Both surveys are incredibly thorough […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 21, 2014

What exactly is an Asbestos Management Survey?

In short an Asbestos Management Survey is a standard survey with the objective of finding any Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) in a building. This helps to identify any ACMs that may be disturbed or damaged and thus causing a serious health hazard to occupants. These surveys usually involve some small amount of disturbance and intrusive […]

Read the full article | Published Oct 20, 2014

Cancer sufferer calls for asbestos to be removed from schools

A woman who has been diagnosed with cancer (Peritoneal Mesothelioma to be exact) caused by exposure to asbestos which occurred when she was in high school, calls for asbestos, a killer over over 4500 people a year to be removed from the worrying amount of schools all around the UK that contain the deadly substance. Sarah Bowman, […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 22, 2014
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