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What is the Asbestos Removal Process?

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Asbestos was widely used in construction for many years before the hazards of using it were finally realised. Asbestos remains in many buildings, including pubs, houses and even schools. Recent times have unearthed the dangers of asbestos, and it is being found in structures across the UK regularly. With our blog, Asbestos Waste Solutions have … Continue reading

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What Can Protect Me Against Asbestos?

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Here at Asbesto Waste Solutions, we’re always happy to share our industry knowledge with our customers, keeping them up to date with the correct safety procedures when it comes to asbestos and its removal in the construction industry. This month, we want to talk about safety equipment – specifically masks – detailing what you should … Continue reading

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Managing Asbestos in Schools

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Here at Asbestos Waste Solutions, we feel it is our duty to continually educate our readers through our blog, highlighting the dangers of asbestos that still plague our society. One of the places where asbestos is still being found – a place where eradication is particularly important – is in our schools. This year, a … Continue reading

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What is Asbestos?

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Here at Asbestos Waste Solutions, we aim to educate you on the nature and dangers of asbestos in relation to our services, but also on asbestos in and of itself. That is why, this month, Asbestos Waste Solutions are going to look at and answer the following question: ‘what is asbestos?’ In this article, we … Continue reading

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Does Asbestos Decompose?

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Asbestos is one of history’s most popular construction materials. It was commonly used throughout the 20th century during the construction of a wide variety of buildings, both domestic and public, and it wasn’t until decades of mainstream use that the dangers of asbestos became apparent. The use of asbestos was fully banned in 1999 in … Continue reading

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How to Identify Asbestos

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Asbestos is an abundant mineral that is fairly simple to extract, making its widespread production relatively inexpensive. Asbestos is strong, fire resistant, weather resistant and an excellent insulator, and became a prevalent option amongst manufacturers all over the world. Unfortunately, however, we now know asbestos carries with it devastating health implications – namely, various forms … Continue reading

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What are the health risks from asbestos?

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This month, Asbestos Waste Solutions is giving a detailed explanation of serious health conditions caused by asbestos exposure. Thousands of people across the world are affected by asbestos-related diseases and it’s the mission of the asbestos disposal industry to see this number decrease by removing and destroying asbestos in a safe, controlled way. Here are … Continue reading

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How Long Does Asbestos Removal Take?

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The time it takes to remove asbestos from a building varies greatly from project to project. Factors such as the amount of asbestos to be removed, access to the asbestos, materials required for removal and equipment logistics, all contribute to the timeframe in which a removal can be completed. Then there is the abatement period … Continue reading

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What Does Asbestos Look Like and Where Can It Be Found?

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Although much has been said about how dangerous the presence of asbestos can be, many people remain unaware of how asbestos manifests in the home or throughout a commercial/industrial building. In this article, we’re highlighting what asbestos looks like, and where it might be commonly located, as well as why it might have been used … Continue reading

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Common Myths About Asbestos

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Asbestos has been used here in the UK for many years, and while asbestos has been banned as a construction material for decades now, it is still present throughout many buildings in the country. While we know that asbestos is a dangerous material, being responsible for thousands of fatalities – particularly where labourers are concerned … Continue reading

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