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Removing Asbestos in the UK: A Comprehensive Guide

Welcome to Armco Asbestos Training, a leading asbestos awareness and management training provider in the UK. Our mission is to help individuals and organisations understand the dangers of asbestos and how to manage asbestos disposal and asbestos waste safely. Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring fibrous minerals, and in the past asbestos containing materials […]

Read the full article | Published Sep 25, 2023

What is Asbestos? An In-Depth Guide

Asbestos, a term that has gained notoriety due to its harmful effects on health, is a naturally occurring mineral that has been widely used in construction and manufacturing industries. In the United Kingdom, the dangers of asbestos exposure have prompted strict regulations and guidelines. In this article, we will delve into the basics of asbestos, […]

Read the full article | Published Aug 16, 2023

When Is An Asbestos Report Required

Asbestos is a term referring to six naturally occurring fibrous minerals that were once widely utilised for their resistance to heat, electricity and corrosion. However, when these fibres are airborne, they can be inhaled, leading to severe health risks such as lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis. Asbestos reports play an invaluable role in safeguarding both […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 26, 2023

The Global History of Asbestos

The Global History of Asbestos Up To The 1800s Did you know the name asbestos may have come from the Greek word asbestos, which means unquenchable or inextinguishable? Evidenced by the use of asbestos in Greek fire pits. Others think the word is from the Latin ‘amiantus’, meaning unsoiled or unpolluted.  Asbestos comes from certain […]

Read the full article | Published Jun 27, 2023

Asbestos in Commercial Buildings: Risks and Mitigation Strategies

Asbestos, a term often associated with danger in our minds, was once hailed as a miracle material in the construction industry due to its resistance to heat, fire, and many chemicals. This naturally occurring mineral fibre was extensively used in commercial buildings throughout much of the 20th century, woven into fabrics or mixed in cement […]

Read the full article | Published May 25, 2023

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