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5 Unusual Places to Find Asbestos 

By |2022-01-21T10:57:52+00:00January 21st, 2022|Asbestos Survey|

Asbestos can be found in property built or goods made before the year 2000. Often, we associate asbestos with being found in materials such as roofing and insulation boards. But due to the low-cost, chemical and heat-resistant, strengthening properties of asbestos it was used for a lot more than insulating homes! From toilet seats to

Famous Asbestos Related Deaths

By |2022-01-21T10:38:36+00:00January 21st, 2022|Asbestos Survey|

Dangerous exposure to asbestos can result in mesothelioma – a fatal type of cancer which forms in the lining of the lungs, abdomen, or heart. There are a few famous asbestos related deaths due to this disease. Asbestos was commonly used until 1999. It is therefore important to be aware of its implications and raise

What is included in an Asbestos Survey

By |2021-11-24T11:53:36+00:00November 24th, 2021|Asbestos Survey|

Asbestos surveys are a vital tool for those in construction and building management as well as a  variety of other industries. Asbestos surveys are required by law due to the high risks that  asbestos materials present in buildings. An asbestos survey will include a range of important  information, in this blog we will highlight the

When do I need an Asbestos Survey

By |2021-11-24T11:29:49+00:00November 24th, 2021|Asbestos Survey|

For many buildings it is a legal requirement to conduct an asbestos survey, this means if you fail to comply, you could be breaking the law. The main objective of an asbestos survey is to identify if there is asbestos in the building and note where it is. Knowing this information could save lives as

What to Do If You Find Asbestos in Your Home

By |2021-10-11T14:03:38+00:00October 11th, 2021|Asbestos Survey|

Asbestos is a material which was often used when building homes between the 1950s and 1990s. Therefore, if your house has been built during this time period there is a chance that asbestos is present. The problem with asbestos is that the material was deemed a health risk when damaged or disturbed. Consequently, the use of

Should You Have an Asbestos Survey When Buying a Property?

By |2021-10-11T13:52:43+00:00October 11th, 2021|Asbestos Survey|

While buying a new property is exciting, there are some significant aspects to check out. This helps you know exactly what you are purchasing! One of the important questions to ask is whether or not the property is likely to contain asbestos.  This blog will help you identify if you should have an asbestos survey

5 construction site health and safety risks

By |2021-09-16T14:09:35+00:00September 16th, 2021|Asbestos Survey|

There are many health and safety risks when working on or managing a construction site. We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 health and safety risks on construction sites. 1. Asbestos Management Asbestos is a very dangerous substance and must be handled correctly. Due to asbestos being an extremely hazardous material, it is important

What is a COSSH assessment?

By |2021-09-16T13:58:36+00:00September 16th, 2021|Asbestos Survey|

A COSSH assessment aims to identify hazardous substances, identify who might be at risk, and then evaluate the risk to decide on precautions that need to be taken. In this blog, we will define what COSSH stands for, detail when a COSHH assessment is required and outline the three steps for completing a COSSH assessment. 

Two types of asbestos survey: which one is right for me?

By |2021-08-12T12:00:15+00:00August 12th, 2021|Asbestos Survey|

Two types of asbestos survey: which one is right for me? Asbestos is a dangerous material when not handled correctly and is the biggest cause of work-related deaths in UK. As a result of this, asbestos surveys are required by law when asbestos is found in buildings. There are two types of asbestos surveys; Management

Can you live in a house that has asbestos in?

By |2021-08-12T09:00:41+00:00August 12th, 2021|Asbestos Survey|

Can you live in a house that has asbestos in? Knowing how dangerous asbestos can be makes finding it in your home very scary. You are likely to have lots of questions running through your head about safety, we’ve got the answers to your questions, so if you are wondering whether it is safe to

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