Asbestos Protection

  1. Asbestos: Detailed Explanation of Types and How to Identify Them

    The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 which became effective from 6 April 2012 in the UK stipulates that stringent measures are taken to avoid fatalities and ailments due to asbestos exposure. Although the UK has banned asbestos, the effect of past exposure is a real problem and the use of protective material like asbestos masks is being advocated to tackle the issue. Buildings constructed or refurbished before 2000 may have asbestos which when disturbed can release harmful fibers. Asbestos is said to kill more people per year than road accidents and therefore it is important to understand the types of asbestos and how to identify them.

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  2. Is There Asbestos in My House - How and Where to Check?

    Is There Asbestos in My House - How and Where to Check?

    Asbestos is a hazardous substance that causes lung cancer, asbestosis, irritation in lungs, coughing and even leads to death. After it was categorized as a hazardous waste it's advisable to avoid asbestos at all costs.

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  3. 7 smart tips for workers to stay safe in the workplace

    Your workplace may have the best safety protocols and procedures. And, your employer may provide you with regular safety training and the best protective gear. Yet, workplace safety isn’t complete, until You, as an employee are committed to workplace safety. 

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  4. 5 Proven Ways for Construction Workers to Avoid Asbestos Exposure on the Job

    5 Proven Ways for Construction Workers to Avoid Asbestos Exposure on the Job Construction workers are at high risk for asbestos exposure. Even though asbestos is banned in more than 55 countries, it can still be found in several construction materials like flooring, insulation, roofing etc.

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  5. Asbestos Protective masks

    Asbestos Protective masks

    When you go to work, it’s easy to avoid physical hazards, but what about invisible threats? Wearing protective masks is a simple way to avoid hazardous gases and substances - especially asbestos, which is still a big threat to those working in the construction industry...

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