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Category Archives: Commercial Asbestos

Who is most at risk for asbestos exposure?

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The importance of safe asbestos disposal is paramount, and nothing illustrates this more than extensive historical evidence of asbestos risk to certain groups of people. In the UK, the use of asbestos began in the 1700s, and increased greatly in commercial use throughout the next 200 years, with the first recorded death of an asbestos … 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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The History of Asbestos

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Asbestos holds a contentious place in history. On one side of the story, the mineral form of asbestos has been used to invent some of the most innovative man-made items throughout the ages, mainly due to its fire-retardant properties. On the other hand, it has led to innumerable health problems, premature deaths, and has been … Continue reading

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What to Do If You’re Exposed to Asbestos

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Formerly one of the most popular building materials in the country, asbestos poses a serious health risk to anyone who is exposed to it. While asbestos has been illegal to use in construction for many years now, it is still present in older buildings throughout the country, which is why it is still a threat … Continue reading

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What Are the Different Types of Asbestos?

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Asbestos was widely used as a construction material due to its useful properties such as its resistance to fire and heat. Asbestos use grew greatly in the 20th Century, and many homes and commercial buildings were constructed with materials containing asbestos. But the dangerous nature of asbestos and the severe health risks associated with it … Continue reading

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Asbestos Obligations for Commercial Property Owners

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The hazardous nature of asbestos means that any detection of this dangerous fibre must be addressed as quickly as possible. However, when it comes to commercial premises, many do not know where the responsibility of managing asbestos lies. Here, we will discuss the asbestos obligation for commercial property owners and what this duty involves. Who … Continue reading

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