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How Do You Identify Asbestos Ceiling Tiles?

Ceiling tiles are commonly found in hospitals, offices, and schools, and can be made from various materials. Historically, asbestos was frequently used in the production of these types of ceiling tiles, making it crucial to understand how to identify ceiling tiles containing asbestos.

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The Financial Costs of Asbestos

Asbestos is a material that was widely used in building construction until the 1980s, when it was discovered to cause a range of respiratory illnesses, including mesothelioma and lung cancer. While the health risks associated with asbestos are well-known, many businesses are not aware of the financial costs that can arise from exposure to asbestos.

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Is White Asbestos Dangerous?

An enormous amount of asbestos was used in the UK construction industry pre-1999. This means that there is a very real possibility of coming across asbestos in any home built before this time; in fact, contrasting figures recently showed that between 50-70% of homes in Britain contain some form of asbestos.

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What Types of Asbestos are the Most Dangerous?

Asbestos is the general name given to several naturally occurring fibrous minerals that have crystallised to form long thin fibres. Asbestos can be sub-divided into two groups – serpentine, also known as white asbestos, and amphiboles, also known as blue and brown asbestos.

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