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  • 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...
  • The Danger of Asbestos Exposure in the Home

    Asbestos exposure in the home can lead to a myriad of asbestos related diseases that you are unlikely to be aware of until several years down the ...
  • Handling, Working with and Testing Asbestos Artex

    Around 25 years ago textured Artex ceilings were the type of interior design feature that Hyacinth Bucket would have bragged to her neighbours abo...
  • 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? In a...
  • Are you concerned about Grenfell Tower Asbestos Dangers?

    Earlier in the year it was confirmed by health officials that all the flats in Grenfell Tower contained a considerable amount of asbestos.  Do you...
  • Builders warned about Asbestos Insulation Boards removal by HSE

    Building contractors who are not licensed to remove AIB (asbestos insulation boards) can expect to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Th...
  • Asbestos Awareness – Dispelling the Myths

    Asbestos awareness is growing and most people know something of the dangers associated with exposure to it. However, there are still a lot of myth...