The council's' Housing Team ensure private rented property landlords undertake appropriate asbestos assessments. The Health and Safety Executive ensure employers in factories and industrial activities undertake asbestos assessments. The Environment Agency can deal with complaints regarding large scale van loads of asbestos being dumped.
Asbestos Claims, Mesothelioma, Asbestos Related Diseases.
Nowadays we understand and regulate the dangers of asbestos and the use and reuse of asbestos materials is banned under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Click here for more information about the history of asbestos and how this may relate to your claim.
Asbestos contractors or asbestos surveying companies will be able to help, you may wish to search on the internet for local companies. You may wish to check that any contractors you approach hold a valid asbestos license and that they are a member of a trade body such as ARCA Asbestos Removal Contractors Association.
Asbestos Hazardous waste Thurrock Council.
Show page links for this section. If you live in a council-owned property and are worried about asbestos in your home, contact your housing office for help. Asbestos in your property. The most likely form of asbestos in your home is bonded asbestos cement.
What is asbestos? British Lung Foundation.
If asbestos inside buildings remains intact, it poses very little risk. Its only when its damaged or disturbed that tiny asbestos fibres can be released into the air and enter your lungs when breathing. Breathing in asbestos fibres can damage your lungs and their lining.
Asbestos advice for leaseholders and tenants Peabody.
Recording all asbestos information on our asbestos register. Providing information about the presence of asbestos-containing materials to anyone who could potentially come into contact with them. Employing accredited asbestos survey consultants and licensed asbestos removal contractors for all work involving asbestos-containing materials.
Asbestos Asbestos Ribble Valley Borough Council.
The council does not remove asbestos and asbestos should never be put in your bin for collection. Your rubbish is handled by staff and any asbestos placed in your bin poses a threat to the health of the staff dealing with your rubbish.
However we would strongly advise you to use a licensed professional to carry out any work with asbestos you may have in your home. You can find a list of accredited asbestos removal companies from the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association.