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About Asbestos


 

Asbestos Consultancy UK – Why is asbestos dangerous?

Asbestos is a hidden killer that can cause serious diseases. Asbestos is dangerous only when is disturbed during refurbishment or demolition works. Working on or near damaged asbestos-containing materials or breathing in high levels of asbestos fibres, can increase your chances of getting an asbestos-related diseases. These are: mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural thickening. Each week approximately 20 tradesmen die from asbestos related diseases.

Where can asbestos be found?​​

Every building constructed before the year 2000 may still contain asbestos. Asbestos was widely used for insulation, flooring and roofing. It can be found in cement products (corrugated roof, pipes), textured coating, floor tiles, sprayed coatings (on ceiling, walls, beams), asbestos insulating boards, laggings and many more.

Asbestos – what is it?

Asbestos is naturally occuring mineral, often used in buildings. There are six main asbestos types, divided in two classess: serpentine – chrysotile (white asbestos) and amphibole – amosite (brown asbestos), crocidolite (blue asbestos), tremolite, anthophyllite and actinolite.

Why us ?

We are an experienced Environmental Consultancy specialised in carrying out complete asbestos surveys in order to locate and identify any asbestos related risks in your property.

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Management surveys

Refurbishment and demolition surveys

Sampling of ACM

Asbestos re-inspections

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These are mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural thickening. Each week approximately 20 tradesmen die from asbestos-related diseases. Every building constructed before the year 2000 may still contain asbestos. Asbestos was widely used for insulation, flooring, and roofing. It can be found in cement products (corrugated roof, pipes), textured coating, floor tiles, sprayed coatings.

 

John Smith