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  • With seven million children at risk, we can no longer afford not to tackle Asbestos in our schools

    It’s easy to forget about Asbestos. Lying dormant deep within wall cavities and ceilings. This hidden killer lurks silently in homes, offices and public properties across the UK. Once a viable and popular building material, it is now recognised as one of the most deadly......

  • Are Your Workers in Danger From Asbestos?

    On the surface, the conditions many people work in, in the UK, are clean, healthy and regulated.  A million miles away from the horrors of early industrialisation or the Victorian workhouse. But many people may, in effect, be working with asbestos without even knowing it,......

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    Asbestos: Don’t Surrender If You’re Surrounded

    You wouldn’t think that asbestos would win any popularity contests, given that it is the cause of several fatal lung diseases.  But it was once seen as a magic material. It is adaptable and flexible, lightweight yet strong, and best of all, fire-resistant up to 800°C.......

  • Dying in a Material World: the Asbestos Threat in Buildings

    Many myths persist about asbestos – that small amounts are harmless, or it is easy to identify, or that you can safely remove it simply if wearing a mask. The fact is, asbestos is deadly and the myths surrounding it are themselves potentially hazardous, especially as they lead people to underestimate......

  • How Can You Protect Your Tenants from Asbestos?

    If you were a commercial building manager, what would your reaction be if you found out you had a killer hidden in your building. You discover the killer has a lethal reputation – in fact he’s a mass murderer – and he’s very cunning because he knows how to hide behind the most innocent of disguises. If......

  • Stories, Surveys and the Spark of Success

    When a story has value, it spreads and influences.  And the best stories create more stories, building an irresistible momentum. When a business’ mission is to spread the word about its benefits, strong storytelling is a key asset. Asbestos: Revealing the Risks   Gemma Voaden is an asbestos......

  • Asbestos: Are You Aware of the Hidden Dangers?

    Businesses have a responsibility to their customers and to their employees. They should be places of safety, otherwise the implications could be catastrophic on a number of levels.   Firstly, there is the physical risk to people in a location if it isn’t actually safe.  Then there......