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Where does asbestos come from?

So where does asbestos come from? Ever asked yourself the question ‘where does asbestos come from?’ Well, asbestos deposits can be found in rocks and soil all over the world and asbestos has historically been used for over 4,500 years by our ancestors for various purposes. But the large scale asbestos industry started with the […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 11, 2020

Asbestos exposure symptoms

What are the common symptoms of asbestos exposure? The most common symptoms of asbestos exposure include shortness of breath, a persistent dry cough and chest pain. Other symptoms of exposure to asbestos are loss of appetite, weight loss and swollen fingertips and toes (known as clubbing). But it takes many years from the period of […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 05, 2020

Training for asbestos

Information & training for asbestos: what do I need to know? By law, if you are an employer then you must ensure that anyone you employ who is likely to disturb asbestos as part of their daily work receives the correct information and training. With the correct knowledge and training, workers and supervisors will be […]

Read the full article | Published Jan 22, 2020

Asbestos Register

What is the asbestos risk register? The asbestos risk register is required by law under the duty to manage in the 2012 asbestos regulations and should be part of the overall asbestos management plan for non residential properties. An asbestos management plan should record and detail how you as the duty holder intend to manage […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 13, 2019

Asbestos Cement

Asbestos cement is a mixture of both cement and asbestos, with the asbestos content forming approximately 10-15% of the total product.

Read the full article | Published Sep 16, 2019

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