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How to Tell if Your Garage Roof is Made from Asbestos

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It’s difficult to determine whether or not your property contains asbestos. When it comes to ripping out or modernising your garage, it’s important to know whether any of it contains asbestos. But fear not, because we’re on hand to inform you about how to identify asbestos in your garage roof. How to Identify Asbestos It … Continue reading

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Can I remove asbestos myself?

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Despite the 1999 ban of asbestos use for domestic and commercial purposes, it’s fairly common to still find it hidden in homes and places of work across the country. As a result of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, if you’re responsible for a commercial property, there are strict rules regarding your duty of care … Continue reading

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Asbestos and the Law

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Asbestos has been causing serious medical conditions since approximately 1900. By 1924, a 33-year-old woman died from asbestosis having worked in an asbestos textile factory.  After an extensive post-mortem, they quickly realised the cause of her death. It took three years for a report to be published, after which, the term ‘asbestosis’ was used more … Continue reading

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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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