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What is Asbestos?

What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous mineral. It was a commonly used in several manufactured goods until it was proven to cause several health related problems. Goods that contained asbestos fibers included:

  • Ceiling tiles and ceiling panels
  • Wall panels
  • Floor tiles
  • Textured coatings
  • Paper products
  • Thermal insulation to insulate heating and steam pipes
  • Asbestos cement products
  • Roofing sheets
  • Rainwater goods

Why is Asbestos Dangerous?

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If damaged, Asbestos breaks up into small airborne particles which can cause health problems when inhaled.

Asbestos Products could be damaged after the following activities:

  • Damaged due to adverse weather
  • Damage by renovation or demolition activities
  • The natural wear and tear of building items and products

What Health Problems could Asbestos Cause?

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If inhaled over time, Asbestos could cause a variety of health problems. The most common are Lung Cancer, Mesothlioma (a cancer that effects the lung, chest, abdomen and heart and Asbestosis a form of lung disease.

Common signs of asbestos related health problems include:

  • shortness of breath
  • a dry, crackling sound in the lungs while inhaling
  • persistent chest pains
  • hoarseness

3,000 people each year die of Mesothelioma in the UK, so asbestos is not something to be taken lightly.