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Is there asbestos in your ceiling?

What types of ceilings have asbestos? We’re all familiar with Artex and textured coating ceilings that were prevalent in the 60’s, 70’s and early 80’s, many of which contained asbestos, but is an asbestos ceiling dangerous? Perhaps you have planned to do some decorating or renovations and you’re concerned about the old asbestos ceiling. Will […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 28, 2018

DIY SOS take no risks with Asbestos

DIY Asbestos The BBC have confirmed that the team behind their popular TV show DIY SOS take no risks with Asbestos. Infact, they take the matter of asbestos very seriously indeed. No work commences on a building until asbestos Surveyors have visited the site and conducted an extensive asbestos survey. The asbestos Surveyors chosen to do […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 31, 2017

Protect your workers from Asbestos

Protect your workers from Asbestos Construction workers being exposed to asbestos is a huge concern, as unlike gaining an injury on site, with asbestos, it takes many years for any physical symptoms of the illness to show. There are an increasing number of people being affected by asbestos exposure, with approximately 5000 cases of asbestos […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 07, 2017

Can asbestos cause cancer

Can asbestos really cause cancer and disease? So you know about the dangers of exposure to asbestos, but you may be asking yourself ‘can asbestos cause cancer?’ In this article, we highlight the diseases and different types of cancer that exposure to asbestos can cause that are least common. You will no doubt have heard […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 21, 2016

Canadian unions call for asbestos ban

Canadian unions call for asbestos ban An organisation representing trade unions in Canada is calling on the Canadian federal government to ban asbestos. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) represents around 3.3 million workers in unions, provincial and territorial federations of labour and community based labour councils. Canada was central to the rise in use of […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 09, 2016

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