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March, 2011

How not to remove asbestos

Asbestos is often misunderstood because you can live most of your life in its presence without noticeable effects, but don’t be fooled if your breathing it in your living a death timebomb which could kill you at any time. Removal of asbestos as you can easily work out is a job purely for qualified professionals […]

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Asbestos in Schools and Colleges

Many of britains schools, colleges and universities were built circa 19th century, this is when asbestos’s use was really taken up – see wiki article Through renovation and extension these buildings often have asbestos hidden away behind walls, behind suspended ceilings, in roofs and floors. This kind of problem needs to be managed correctly, asbestos […]

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They seek it here, they seek it there (Asbestos that is!)

Just like the scarlet pimpernel asbestos is elusive and sometimes cannot be seen, although its there always watching and waiting for a broken board, or a hammer to release its toxic silent poison.  The only way to successfully remove asbestos is to get professionals in to do the job – cue Assist FM – Masters […]

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Bank Holiday.

You may not realise it but asbestos is all around the home. Spring is on its way, and that  means only one thing: Bank Holidays, which results in so many of you DIYing. But i wonder how many of you are really sure of the dangers of asbestos that you may find around the home, for example the textured coating (artexing) that you find […]

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Workplace Killer Still at Large.

In recent news, 09 March 2011, the matter of asbestos continues to raise its ugly head with the cases of Mrs Willmore and Mrs Costello who sadly died through exposure to asbestos, in Mrs Costello’s case she is said to have come into contact with asbestos dust whilst in the workplace. Around 4000 people die a […]

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