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Asbestos.
Asbestos can be mixed with other materials asbestos-containing materials and the only certain way of identifying if a material contains asbestos is by laboratory analysis. Unfortunately, the council does not have any testing facilities, nor is it able to undertake testing on your behalf.
Asbestosis - NHS.
While asbestos canbe dangerous, it's' not harmful if left alone. But if material containing asbestosis damaged it, can release a fine dust that contains asbestos fibres. When the dust is breathed in, the asbestos fibres enter the lungs and can gradually damagethem over time.
Britains death toll from asbestos at crisis level, figures reveal Health The Guardian.
Asbestos, a naturally occurring fibrous mineral, was widely used in the UK as insulation and a fire retardant. The import and use of blue and brown asbestos was banned in 1985, while white asbestos, which is thought to be less dangerous, was banned in 1999.
Asbestos in the home Hull City Council.
Asbestos containing materials in good condition and left undisturbed, are safe and do not pose a risk to your health. Asbestos in the home. The most common possible locations where asbestos may be present in a council home, but there may be others, are in.
Asbestos Westminster City Council.
Most asbestos removal work should only be attempted by a licensed contractor although some work is non-licenced, depending on risk. You can learn more about asbestos removal on the Health and Safety Executive website, including a list of licensed asbestos removal contractors.
Asbestos.
Disposing of asbestos. Asbestos is a hazardous waste and must not be mixed with household waste. Do not put asbestos in your wheelie bin. Advice and locations for disposing of asbestos - on the Recycle for Greater Manchester website. Report fly-tipped asbestos.
Asbestos - latest news, breaking stories and comment - The Independent.
Cameron urged to close asbestos loophole for veterans dying of cancer. The lengths one firm went to in trying to discredit asbestos activists. Veterans to receive compensation sums for lethal asbestos exposure. Armed forces charities condemn MoD over veterans asbestos payouts.
Asbestos removal and disposal - Norfolk County Council.
Asbestos removal and disposal. Asbestos removal and disposal. We do not accept asbestos at any of our recycling centres, even during our hazardous waste events. Our advice is that you should have asbestos removed by a specialist asbestos removal and disposal contractor.
Asbestos Claims and Compensation Leigh Day Solicitors.
Harminder Bains obtaining the highest asbestos compensation awarded for pain and suffering for mesothelioma claims in the UK. Steven Dickens is an experienced asbestos and mesothelioma claims lawyer who is accredited by APIL as a Senior Litigator, Occupational Disease Specialist and Asbestos Disease Specialist.
Dispose of asbestos safely Swindon Borough Council.
You can bring a maximum of 12 sheets of cement bonded asbestos no bigger than 1.5m x 2.5m do not break the asbestos to fit these dimensions. For disposal, all items of asbestos must be double-wrapped in appropriate materials, heavy duty plastic or polythene sheeting or bags and sealed with tape to stop any fibres or dust escaping.
Asbestos: elimination of asbestos-related diseases.
recognizing that the most efficient way to eliminate asbestos-related diseases is to stop the use of all types of asbestos.; providing information about solutions for replacing asbestos with safer substitutes and developing economic and technological mechanisms to stimulate its replacement.; taking measures to prevent exposure to asbestos in place and during asbestos removal abatement.;
Asbestos Asbestos Ribble Valley Borough Council.
For more information on what to do with asbestos see Lancashire County Council disposal of asbestos. Householders can take small amounts of asbestos to the tip Household Waste Recycling Centre but it will only be accepted if wrapped in heavy duty polythene sheets.

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