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Asbestos Control

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Asbestos Control

Asbestos Control Did you know that every week on average… 4 plumbers die 20 tradesmen die 6 electricians die 8 joiners die …all from this hidden killer! Asbestos was extensively used as a building material in the UK from the 1950s through to the mid-1980s. It was used for a variety of purposes and was ideal for fireproofing and insulation. Any building built before 2000 (houses, factories, offices, schools, hospitals etc) can contain asbestos. Asbestos materials in good condition are safe unless asbestos fibres become airborne, which happens when materials are damaged. Duty to manage asbestos The duty to manage asbestos is contained in regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006  . It legally requires the person who has the duty (ie the...

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