Residential Asbestos Removal Birmingham

Residential Asbestos Surveys, Testing & Removal in Birmingham Safeline Environmental is the number one residential asbestos removal company in Birmingham and west midlands based contractor. Fact. We completed over 500 residential asbestos survey and removal projects in the greater west midlands area in 2021 alone! Residential asbestos removal services in Birmingham and around the UK Try…

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Remedial Asbestos Works

Safeline has been called in to complete asbestos remedial works for a new client after they had another HSE recognised asbestos contractor in to complete the initial job. HSE investigation The HSE has launched an investigation into the initial job after the previous contractor left Asbestos insulation board debris throughout the client’s site. This is not only…

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Asbestos in Schools Removal and Surveys

The Government issues new safety warnings as a study finds asbestos in schools, 83% of schools contain asbestos with 19 per cent failing to safely manage the risk – As a Family man with kids, I find this alarming, as an asbestos professional utterly unacceptable. Around one in five schools across England, according to a…

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The Main Four Asbestos Diseases

Most people today still don’t realise the dangers of asbestos, nor do they realise what the effects of exposure to asbestos can actually do to them. Asbestos exposure can take decades to develop into a number of fatal diseases. It is vital that awareness of the risks is increased, and action is taken to reduce the…

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Products with Asbestos

Can you identify products with asbestos in your home? Most people would pick out most of the obvious, eve boards, heating insulation etc… However, it is estimated that only 20% of the population would correctly identify 100% of asbestos products used in the 50 or so years that it was used as a building product.…

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The Main Types of Asbestos in the UK

There are many asbestos types currently hidden in buildings and products throughout the UK. Here at Safeline Environmental, we have worked with a massive variety of types of asbestos, this is the topic of our latest article. Common asbestos types in the UK Asbestos is not one material per se, the term Asbestos is coined…

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HSE Fines for Asbestos Exposures

The legal Ramifications of Asbestos Exposure Most of our customers are surprised to learn about the action that the Health and Safety Executive take when an exposure to Asbestos is reported to them. Asbestos can have life-threatening effects to health even years after exposure, and as such, the HSE take the most stringent of views.…

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An Asbestos Management Plan – When you Might Need One

You might need an asbestos management plan. Here’s why and how to go about creating it. If you’re reading this from the USA, you’ll need to check out the relevant ahera regulations, this document deals exclusively with the UK requirements from the HSE. Asbestos has been around for a very long time, and given that its widespread…

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Asbestos Removal Best Practices – Why Caution is the Best Policy

Here we will give an overview of asbestos best practices. Workplace related deaths Asbestos is a category 1 carcinogenic material that is currently the greatest cause of workplace-related death due to diseases related to the lung. As there is the potential for serious harm when the material is found in the course of building work,…

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