Asbestos Services East Midlands

Located in central UK, the East Midlands is an important area of England connecting Yorkshire, the North East, and Scotland with southern English areas. As with the remainder of the UK, the East Midlands has a vast number of properties that still to this date have asbestos contamination, even though asbestos was banned in the…

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What is Meant by ACMs in Relation to Asbestos?

If you are wondering what ACMs are, read on. The acronym ACM is used to refer to “asbestos containing materials”. Asbestos was used in many construction projects up until the end of the late 20th century due to its durability and affordability. However, it fell out of favour after its dangers were revealed and was…

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Removal of Illegally Dumped Asbestos from Fly Tipping

If you have discovered illegally dumped waste and suspect that it could contain asbestos, help is available. Asbestos fly tipping can be incredibly dangerous, and if the fibres are disturbed, they could easily be breathed in by members of the public or yourself.  Asbestos is linked to several serious diseases, some of which can be…

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Garage Asbestos Surveys & Removal

If you have a shed or garage and are concerned that it could contain asbestos, read on. Asbestos history shows it was used in construction projects until as recently as 1999, which means it remains present in a huge number of buildings across the UK.  However, asbestos is only ever likely to harm you or…

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Asbestos in Soil – Surveys, Risk Assessment & Removal

Asbestos in soil has been causing big challenges for many years. If this asbestos isn’t dealt with effectively, the results can be catastrophic. However, the level of risk largely depends on the kind of material that is resent in the soil. Read on to find out more about asbestos in soil, creating an asbestos management…

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Is Exposure to Asbestos Reportable Under the RIDDOR 2013 Regulations?

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR) state that employers, self-employed individuals, and those in control of work premises (“the responsible person”) are obliged to report specific kinds of serious workplace accidents as well as specific dangerous occurrences and occupational diseases. Find out more about RIDDOR in this article. When do…

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Asbestos Encapsulation Service

As a licensed Health & Safety Executive asbestos contractor there are a wide range of asbestos services available from Safeline Environmental. One of these services is the encapsulation of asbestos, which is detailed on this page. Defining asbestos encapsulation? To define asbestos encapsulation, it is helpful to explain the two words: Asbestos – “Asbestos is…

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Asbestos Surveys & Removal Services West Midlands

Located in the heart of the UK, the West Midlands is a vital population and commercial area with transport links around the country. In line with the rest of the UK, the West Midlands has a large number of properties that were contaminated with asbestos prior to its ban back in 1999. If you need…

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