Asbestos was heavily used in parts of the domestic buildings market

Common asbestos materials in domestic properties

Neil Munro Asbestos in Homes

When people think about asbestos, they often associate it with larger buildings such as warehouses, schools, hospitals and factories. Often, people do not think about asbestos when it comes to homes, but asbestos was heavily used in parts of the domestic market and used on large scales within local authority …

Never assume listed buildings don't contain asbestos

Are Listed Buildings hiding asbestos?

Neil Munro Asbestos Awareness

Buildings of historic importance, that were constructed centuries ago, were not built with asbestos. Whether you’re talking about castles or smaller old listed properties they were built before we started using asbestos in construction. What we will consider in this blog is what may have happened to those buildings after …

Thinking about buying a property? Have you done your due diligence when it comes to asbestos?

Thinking about buying a property? Have you done your due diligence when it comes to asbestos?

Ian Stone Asbestos in Homes

When buying a property, it is expected that purchasers will have structural surveys, searches and look at any flood risks. Buyers will also sometimes have land confirmations and examine land uses and the history of the land, but all too often one of the things that is most commonly overlooked …

Asbestos training

Asbestos training – what you need to know

Ian Stone Asbestos Awareness

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 states employers must ensure adequate information, instruction and asbestos training is given to all employees liable to be exposed to asbestos. Employers must review training needs any time the job changes or different work practices are introduced. This is to enable employees to be able to safeguard themselves and …