Asbestos at school

Asbestos Closes an Inverness School The BBC is reporting asbestos closes an Inverness school.  It is a timely reminder that the amount of asbestos in the school portfolio is still a massive concern. Public health when it comes to asbestos is vital, as the time that exposure and then symptoms manifest is huge. It has…

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HSE dust blitz

HSE Dust Blitz Campaign October sees the start of the HSE Dust Blitz Campaign, aimed at preventing construction industry deaths caused by dust. The HSE Dust Blitz Campaign is aimed at educating construction site workers in identifying and mitigating the hazards associated with common types of dust found in the demolition and construction of buildings.…

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Commercial asbestos removal

Safeline’s Commercial asbestos removal teams have been hugely busy recently, with the completion of 7 projects in recent weeks. We are fully licensed asbestos contractors with many Accreditations. We can provide the complete solution offering clients complete peace of mind for Commercial Asbestos Removal. We can accommodate asbestos projects ranging in size from private to…

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Residential asbestos

Residential Asbestos Removal Birmingham Safeline Environmental is the number one residential asbestos removal Birmingham and west midlands based contractor. Fact. We completed over 500 residential asbestos removal projects in Birmingham and the greater west midlands area in 2021 alone! Try Safeline’s asbestos clearance services at home Our residential asbestos removal Birmingham team were so busy…

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Walsall asbestos removal

Our recent Walsall asbestos encapsulation job was one of our more interesting ones, we started to quote for the encapsulation of the walls surrounding the old boiler. A pre world war two structure that was going to be repurposed during the modernisation of the building. The original brief was for an inspection and covering (encapsulation)…

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Asbestos removal in Stourbridge

One of our latest jobs was just down the road from the Safeline HQ, the asbestos removal Stourbridge job was a factory survey job. The survey was required as the factory was being repurposed and had previously been heated using an old boiler. The lines of the ducting need to be checked and clarified on…

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Safeline Environmental recently undertook a Smethwick Asbestos Removal Project,  this project was a domestic job, for a homeowner who was remodelling their home. The property was a 1920’s built home, which had had many updates over the years, most of them it seems from before the installation of asbestos was legislated against in 2000. The…

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A recent report suggests that some of the modern building materials containing nanotechnologies pose health risks. The report suggests that the nanotechnologies health risks similar to asbestos exposure. This suggests this could be a timebomb for future contractors or demolition workers. Loughborough University has issued the following report; “Nanotechnologies being used in building materials could…

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The HSE has reported that it has taken a case to court and two asbestos contractors fined as a result of this litigation. As you read, it becomes apparent that you should select a company with the scale and skill to complete its own surveys and that those contractors should have the mindset to challenge…

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It has been reported today (via Twitter and the international news outlets) about accessory store Claire’s Asbestos Recall. In this recall, the UK is affected by some of the products, and as such if you have shopped at Claire’s you should read the link here to the statement from Claire’s. Below is an Extract from…

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