Is Asbestos a thing of the past?
The dangers of asbestos have been widely known for the better part of a half century. As a result laws have been enacted to prevent its further us...
Does my fireplace contain asbestos?
Asbestos was a common component of many materials that wound up in UK homes during the early and mid-20th century. It was so pervasive that virtua...
Top 5 Occupations for High Risk Asbestos Exposure
Before asbestos was banned in the UK in 1999, many people worked in environments where asbestos exposure was incredibly high.
It can take many yea...
5 Great Christmas Gifts for Electricians
As the festive season approaches we all start to think about the best gifts to buy for friends and family. If you have a sparky in your circle her...
Christmas Construction Gifts for Builders and DIYers
If you’ve got a builder or DIYer in your life it can be difficult to find gifts for them. Christmas construction gifts need to be chosen carefull...
Asbestos in Classrooms is Killing Teachers and Pupils
Geoffrey Lee dedicated most of his life to teaching. Now at 72 he is dying from mesothelioma, a cancer he developed from exposure to asbestos in c...
What is an Asbestos Self Testing Kit?
An asbestos self-testing kit is a product that contains gloves, a special filtration, personal protective equipment, sample bags, anti-bacterial w...
Cover-up that Needlessly Exposed Thousands to Asbestos Health Hazards
Just as blood banks continued to sell infected blood in the USA years after knowing about AIDS, the asbestos industry knew about asbestos health h...
Knowledge, Awareness and a Test for Asbestos saves Lives
At Asbestos Sampling our role is not only to provide a safe method to test for asbestos but also to spread awareness.
It’s a fact that this lethal...
Can Talcum Powder cause Asbestos Related Diseases?
Most people who buy talcum powder don’t associate it with asbestos related diseases. Usually we only remember ads with smiling mothers and babies....
Could there be Asbestos Containing Materials in or Around your Fireplace?
Asbestos containing materials were common components used in the construction of UK homes during the early and mid-20th century. Indeed, asbestos...
Do you have Asbestos Products lurking in your Kitchen?
When we look for asbestos around the home we often focus on materials used in construction, but what about asbestos products in domestic use?
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