Why is asbestos dangerous?

Why is asbestos dangerous?

Asbestos still kills around 5000 workers each year, this is  more than the number of people killed on the road. Around 20 tradesman die each week as a result of past exposure However, asbestos is not just a problem of the past. It can be present today in any building...
Asbestos Dangers Are Still Lurking

Asbestos Dangers Are Still Lurking

Though banned in certain products and uses, this mineral continues to pose a health threat. AFTER ALL THESE YEARS – long since the dangers of asbestos became common knowledge and use of the fire-resistant mineral decreased drastically – health experts say asbestos...
Bead Blasting Technique.

Bead Blasting Technique.

Bead blasting of floor tile mastic on concrete floors leaves the cleanest surface but there are a number of considerations. Not all abatement contractors have bead blasting machines so they have to rent the equipment. Also the bead blasting machine cannot clean all...
Which sized Floor Tiles contain Asbestos?

Which sized Floor Tiles contain Asbestos?

12-inch by 12-inch or 9-inch by 9-inch vinyl or asphalt Floor Tile… OSHA says all asphalt or vinyl floor tile installed prior to 1980 is Presumed (PACM) to contain asbestos unless sampling proves otherwise. Pretty much all 9-inch by 9-inch contains some amount of...