Asbestos the hidden killer!
Updated: Sep 19, 2018
Asbestos is one of the greatest causes of work-related deaths in the UK.
So what is it?
Asbestos is a material that was often used in the construction of buildings, before its UK ban in 1999. Prior to this, asbestos was primarily used for insulation in most citys in the UK including Manchester, Leeds, Halifax, Portsmouth, Glasgow, Newcastle, And London mainly used in, flooring and roofing. It became clear that asbestos can cause serious damage to the lungs, causing diseases such as lung cancer and Mesothelioma. This is the reason for the UK wide ban in 1999, however, buildings constructed before the year 2000 may still have asbestos in them.
How much does asbestos removal cost?
It’s more expensive than you’d guess but it depends entirely on the site. Prices range everywhere from £800-£3,000+. To put things into perspective, the average breakdown in costs to remove asbestos from a garage is £2,500. This takes into account:
· Materials needed
· Tradesmen required
· Asbestos Removal
Asbestos Surveyor and Surveys makes up the end costing of asbestos removal
When removing asbestos it’s essential to ensure that the fibres don’t get released into the air.
Don’t consider removing asbestos yourself; the DIY approach could lead you to inhale those health-damaging fibres. You need special protective gear and training when removing asbestos.
Always make sure asbestos removal is carried out using a licensed contractor. They may have to seal the places off and use special abstraction devices to get at the asbestos out.
Were do we cover
Asbestos HSE cover Nationwide Asbestos Removal including asbestos removal manchester, asbestos removal leeds, asbestos removal portsmouth, asbestos removal london, and asbestos removal glasgow we also have a dedicated team of Asbestos Surveyors who cover asbestos surveyor manchester, asbestos surveyor leeds, asbestos surveyor portsmouth, asbestos surveyor london.
When choosing an Asbetos Removal Company it is wise to choose a company who is well established we have office bases all over the UK.
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