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Do I need an Asbestos Survey before doing DIY work?

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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Asbestos

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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Asbestos

Home Buyers Survey – is Asbestos Covered?

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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Asbestos

Asbestos Survey for First Time Buyers

First introduced in the UK in the mid-1980s, asbestos prohibition laws banned the import and use of blue and brown asbestos, also known as crocidolite and amosite asbestos. The use of asbestos was later fully banned in 1999.

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Asbestos

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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What Type of Asbestos Survey Do I need?

A common question we get asked is, “Could we drop off a sample to you?” This blog will explain the circumstances in which the sampling and surveying of asbestos would be required, along with the different types of asbestos surveys we offer.

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Asbestos

Maritime Asbestos Solutions

Ship owners and ports are no exceptions to asbestos dangers and risks. You may be surprised to discover just how many ships and port buildings contain high levels of asbestos that must be managed properly, especially for operational ships. Marine settings require a different approach to asbestos surveys due to their unique design and construction. Ships are often subjected to hostile environmental conditions such as shocks, vibration, rolling, pitching, swaying and slamming.

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Asbestos

Asbestos Management in Schools

From September 2022, the Health & Safety Executive will be carrying out a programme of inspections of primary and secondary schools across the UK, which

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