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Asbestos - bristol.gov.uk.
Asbestos in council properties. What to do if you suspect asbestos is in your council home and how to get rid of it. What is asbestos. Asbestos used to be a common building material and can be found in many council properties.
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Asbestos.
Asbestos fibres are known to cause a cancer which in all cases kills. Any work on asbestos cement garages may generate airborne asbestos fibres. Other types of asbestos. Other asbestos products that tend to be found in the home include.:
Asbestos Information and Guidance Asbestos Guide IOM.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC recently reaffirmed that there is sufficient evidence for asbestos to be classified as a known human carcinogen i.e. All commercial forms of asbestos, including chrysotile white asbestos, cause lung cancer and mesothelioma.
700 English schools reported over asbestos safety concerns Schools The Guardian.
Charles Pickles, an independent asbestos campaigner who until recently worked as an asbestos consultant, said: In the 60s and 70s we all knew that smoking was dangerous, then suddenly we became aware that passive smoking could cause cancer as well.
Asbestos advice for residential properties.
The use of trained professionals to repair or remove materials that contain asbestos is encouraged. Materials such as sprayed asbestos coatings, asbestos lagging / insulation or asbestos insulating board, should only be removed by a contractor licensed by the Health and Safety Executive HSE.
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Make sure you do not sand, drill or saw asbestos materials while carrying out any DIY work in the home, and always inform any builders, maintenance workers or contractors that there are asbestos materials in your home before they start any work.
Asbestos exposure from large scale fires - GOV.UK.
The potential public health consequences of such incidents have been explored. Considering the available information on asbestos exposure levels in the context of the epidemiological evidence, from both occupational and environmental exposure studies, it is clear that, if appropriate clean-up procedures are followed, there is no significant public health risk resulting from asbestos exposures from large scale fires.
Leading cancer expert says campaign to remove asbestos from schools could cause more deaths UK News Sky News. Down. Down. Down. Down.
Trade unions representing school workers have formed a joint union asbestos committee which is calling on the government to fund a phased removal of all asbestos from schools. Image: The government is being urged to fund the removal of all asbestos from schools.
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.

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