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5 More Unusual Places to Find Asbestos 

Asbestos is a material which was commonly used in construction and throughout properties built before 2000. However, due to the low-cost, chemical and heat-resistance problems, and not to mention the strengthening properties of asbestos, its use is far more widespread than people think – with the dangerous material being found

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When was asbestos banned in the UK?

Prior to the UK-wide ban, asbestos was a popular material which was used in the construction industry as an effective insulator, in flooring, across roofing tiles, and in the brakes of domestic cars to name just a few examples. It wasn’t until asbestos started to be directly linked to debilitating

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Is my landlord liable for asbestos exposure?

Nobody wants to think of their home as unsafe, especially tenants who rely on the word and good faith of their landlords in ticking the boxes laid out by building regulations and various health and safety checks. But when the worst happens, and you find out that you have been

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What are the differences between the 6 types of asbestos?

Despite the fact that it is a naturally occurring substance, asbestos is a highly hazardous material. It was widely used in the building sector from the 1950s through to the middle of the 1980s. Asbestos can also be found in any building that was built before the year 2000, such

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Who do the Control of Asbestos Regulations apply to?

Different people are affected by the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 at different periods. If you’re wondering when the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 apply to you, this article will help you figure out when it does. Explaining the Control of Asbestos regulations To begin with, ‘Duty Holders’ and ‘Employers’

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Asbestos Management in Schools

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was used for years in construction due to its resistance to heat and chemicals. In 1994, asbestos was banned in the UK and is now classed as a class 1 carcinogen. Asbestos is likely to be found in older school buildings that were

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The History of Asbestos

If you asked random people about asbestos in the street, most of them would be able to tell you that asbestos is dangerous for your health. But other than that, not much is known about asbestos. Asbestos has a very long and interesting history worth learning about.  What is asbestos? 

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5 Unusual Places to Find Asbestos 

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

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What is included in an 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

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I set up SE Asbestos Surveys more than 20 years ago, and we’ve come a long way since then! Today, we are your go-to local business for everything asbestos-related and more. The best part? Our in-house team handles it all, allowing us to offer you unbeatable prices.

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