What Are the Health Risks from Asbestos?

If you are carrying out work at your property and have come across asbestos in some form, it is vital you understand the health risks associated with the material and allow industry professionals to assess the area through testing and surveying rather than try to tackle the problem yourself. Here at Amity Group, we are specialists in dealing with asbestos Oxford so trust us to perform professional assessment and removal on every occasion.

Asbestos was used in all manner of products as a strengthening agent before the health risks associated with it were discovered. Its presence can be detected in a number of products that can be found in both commercial and domestic properties. Areas from bespoke kitchens Oxford to basements could contain asbestos so at the first sign, make sure you call in the professionals.

There are multiple health risks associated with coming into contact with asbestos, however it is important to remember that health problems only occur when fibres are present in the air due to materials containing asbestos being damaged.

As specialists in the identification and removal of asbestos, we are on hand to deliver a level of service that efficiently removes the health risks associated with asbestos through our professional, safe and proven techniques.

Asbestosis is a disease caused by asbestos fibres which affects the lungs and makes breathing difficult. Other diseases that can occur as a result of coming into contact with such fibres include Mesothelioma and lung cancer.

If you work in the construction industry, it is incredibly important that you are aware of the risks asbestos carries and are able to identify the areas in which it could be present. If you are unsure as to whether asbestos has been used within an application, calling our dedicated team for expert surveying is highly recommended.

Choose Amity Group to diminish the chances of falling ill as result of asbestos Oxford. If you would like to know more about our array of specialist services, simply search our website today to discover all we are able to carry out for you.  For the safe surveying and removal of asbestos, there is simply no better team to call.

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Asbestos Safety Regulations for Employers

It’s suggested that approximately 4000 people die every year from asbestos Banbury related diseases. With this in mind, it’s vitally important to ensure you protect your employees from this deadly fibrous material. Here at Amity Group we have over 28 years’ experience providing expert advice of the highest standards regarding asbestos removal and surveying. Our team are highly qualified, are members of ARCA and have also been fully accredited since 1996, so you can rest assured that the standards of our service will always be first class.

To understand why it’s important to regulate asbestos in your commercial property, you must comprehend why it can be dangerous. It was used as a popular building material in the 1950s as an insulation solution however it wasn’t until years later that medical professionals understood the affect it could have on the human body.

As an employer, you have a duty of care to protect your employees from any risk, which includes exposure to asbestos. It can be found in a variety of places in your building including flooring, pipework and ceilings.

The first thing to consider in order to protect your employees is to let our experienced team carry out an asbestos survey. We will then be able to undertake a fully comprehensive service involving testing and sampling to determine if there are any dangers of asbestos exposure in your building.

Furthermore, we will work with you to create an asbestos risk assessment and management plan for your individual needs. This is where we can work out the best course of action to take and, if needed, we can then return to your property to carry out professional asbestos removal.

If you’re concerned about the dangers of asbestos Banbury and want to ensure you protect your employees from these risks, don’t hesitate to contact us here at Amity Group today. To find out more, feel free to browse our website or call one of our team on 0800 877 8310 to discuss your personal requirements further.