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In response to your message re: regulations

In response to your message re: regulations   Asbestos regulations, what regulations? As a responsible employer we ensure that our employees complete Asbestos Awareness courses and that they receive plentiful guidance of good practice as well as personal protective equipment. So what of regulations? We handle bonded concrete fibre sheets; some might contain small traces of chrysotile asbestos. There’s no governing body regulating our industry and apart from Environment Agency registration no association that we must belong to. Can anyone dispose of this type of asbestos? Well, yes but don’t expect it to be easy to dispose of. There’s a
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What Is Asbestos?

When it comes to hazardous materials that can be found in your home, the majority of people will think of asbestos. Over recent years there has been an increase in media coverage on asbestos and what it can mean for your health. Here at, we have many years of experience in working with asbestos and we have built up extensive knowledge on the material. So to help you understand more about what asbestos is, what it can mean for your home and asbestos removal information, we have put together this guide. What Is Asbestos? Whilst it is often thought
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The Dangers Of Asbestos In Homes & Garages

The Dangers Of Asbestos In Homes & Garages When you hear the word asbestos you are instantly aware that this is a bad thing to have in your home or garage. However, despite knowing that it is a negative thing, how many of us actually understand what asbestos is, why it is in homes and of course just what makes it dangerous? Here at Compton, we have put together this guide on the dangers of asbestos to ensure that you are fully informed and can understand why it should be removed from your home or garage. What Is Asbestos?
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