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Asbestos - South Holland District Council.
Always seek advice before thinking of removing asbestos and follow the basic rules below if carrying out asbestos cement removal work. Do not attempt to remove asbestos lagging, spray coatings or large areas of Insulation Board by yourself as these materials can only be safely removed by a licensed contractor.
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.
What is asbestos? National Asbestos Helpline National Asbestos Helpline.
Sprayed coatings, pipe insulation and asbestos insulating board AIB are thought to be the most dangerous due to their high content of asbestos and crumbly nature. Widely known for its fireproofing abilities, asbestos was a common ingredient in insulating products.
Asbestos - Wikipedia.
During the 1980s and again in the 1990s, the asbestos industry suggested at times that the process of making asbestos cement could neutralize" the asbestos, either via chemical processes or by causing the cement to attach to the fibers and changing their physical size; subsequent studies showed that this was untrue and that decades-old asbestos cement, when broken, releases asbestos fibers identical to those found in nature, with no detectable alteration.
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.
Asbestos Haringey Council.
It is not about removing all asbestos. There are different types of asbestos materials. Work on some materials will require a contractor issued with a valid HSE asbestos licence. This includes work with asbestos insulation, asbestos coating or asbestos insulating board.
Asbestos Hazardous waste Thurrock Council.
Show page links for this section. If you live in a council-owned property and are worried about asbestos in your home, contact your housing office for help. Asbestos in your property. The most likely form of asbestos in your home is bonded asbestos cement.
Health and safety: Asbestos - SAMANCTA.
Directive 2009/148/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2009 on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to asbestos at work, strictly controls exposure to asbestos of all types in all forms.
Asbestos.
It is recommended that householders contact the civic amenity site before delivering the asbestos material. It should be remembered that asbestos can be very difficult to identify and if you are unsure it is recommended that you seek professional advice and to use a specialist contractor to remove asbestos from your property and to dispose of it properly.

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