It was used for a variety of purposes and was ideal for fireproofing and insulation.
Any building built before 2000 (houses, factories, offices, schools, hospitals etc) can contain asbestos.
Asbestos materials in good condition are safe unless fibres become airborne, which happens when materials are damaged.
Asbestos removal should only ever be undertaken by the experts.
4 Plumbers die
20 Tradesmen die
6 Electricians die
8 Joiners die
…all from ASBESTOS the hidden killer.
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