Asbestos management is an often overlooked and necessary part of ensuring any building is safe. The silently dangerous substance may be found in UK buildings which were built before the year 2000. Indeed, although the substance can mainly be found in structures built around the 1960's, regulations pertaining to asbestos use were only put in place relatively recently (the full ban was instated in 1999) so it would be misguided to think that asbestos issues are a thing of the p
Rarely does a week go by without a newspaper condemning people for fly-tipping, dumping or illegally disposing of waste. And, very often, those stories contain a word that causes the reader’s grip to tighten in exasperation – that word is ‘asbestos’.
Newspapers across the country are regularly reporting that asbestos has been dumped, causing potential danger to not only the local environment, but to animals and people. Last year asbestos was found in a huge rubbish fire in