Asbestos Protection

  1. Safety Precautions Tips for Chemical Work

    Safety Precautions Tips for Chemical Work

    Do your employees take proper precautions while handling hazardous material? Does your employer provide the necessary equipment and a safe working environment? It is an apparent fact that no one wants to get hurt or cause damage, but sometimes little negligence can cause havoc. Most people tend to avoid the best safety practices as it requires extra time and efforts. They forget that a little effort and time devotion can prevent severe mishaps in future.

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  2. How Different Types of Asbestos can Harm your Health

    How Different Types of Asbestos can Harm your Health

    Hailed as the ‘miracle mineral’, asbestos was used extensively for decades in construction material, commercial products, automotive parts and more due to its durability, flexibility, exceptional tensile strength, resistance to heat/ chemicals and sound absorbent properties. Today, asbestos is dubbed a hazardous material that jeopardises health.

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

    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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  4. 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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  5. 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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