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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

How Much Asbestos Exposure is Harmful?

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Here at Asbestos Waste Solutions, as you know, we use our blog almost exclusively to convey how important the safe removal and disposal of asbestos is throughout the country, and we feel that you can never be too careful when stressing the dangers of asbestos and just why it should be handled with care. It … Continue reading

Asbestos Myths

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Since asbestos has been such a popular construction material for hundreds of years, and with over six types of asbestos and hundreds of different applications, there is no surprise that confusion has arisen as to what the facts actually are. To help combat this, Asbestos Waste Solutions are on hand to provide some answers. In … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

Places Asbestos Can Be Found in Your Home

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For decades asbestos was used in an unbelievable amount of construction materials and was only banned in the UK in 1999. Before this time, asbestos was not believed to be as toxic as it is today, despite it being linked to respiratory diseases since 1898. Today, everybody knows asbestos is a serious health hazard, and … Continue reading

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