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May 10 2019

HSE 3 Year License Issued

Here at Midlands Asbestos Solutions we strive to be amongst the elite players within our industry and we are constantly working hard to improve our systems, quality, service delivery and most importantly, our commitment to health and safety. As a fully licensed asbestos removal contractor we are fully licensed by the Health and Safety Executive

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April 25 2019

Types of Asbestos

Our history with asbestos is a complicated one. Hugely popular in the 20th century, asbestos is a silicate mineral used for building and insulation with natural resistance to fire, heat and electricity as well as good sound absorption and a relatively low cost. However, from the 1980s asbestos inhalation was linked to several serious ailments

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January 31 2019

How Much Does It Cost To Remove Asbestos?

The common perception of asbestos removal is that it’s very expensive but this isn’t always the case. There are various different types of asbestos and combined with other issues such as access etc the removal cost is priced on a job by job basis. We recommend that every site has an asbestos survey undertaken prior

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July 6 2018

Nuffield Hospital

Removal of Asbestos Insulation   Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd recently completed a large store room clearance at Nuffield Oxford Hospital. The rooms involved had been subject to a previous asbestos removal project some years ago, but this was not carried out to a suitable standard at the time. Midlands Asbestos Solutions arranged a site visit

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July 6 2018

Local Hospital

Removal of Asbestos Cement window panels in preparation for new windows   Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd have completed a large Asbestos Removal projects for a local hospital in the East Midlands. The project involved removing Chrysotile Asbestos Cement from external window panels to a single elevation across 6 floors of the hospital building. This meant

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May 18 2018

We’ve got our Gold Constructionline Membership

Here at Midlands Asbestos Solutions, we are committed to our development of health and safety. We like to see ourselves as an asbestos removal contractor who continuously strives to achieve the next level of success. In regards to both our asbestos removal, surveying or training work. And, obviously our health and safety. Following on from

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October 17 2017

MAS are now proudly ISO 9001 accredited!

We have great news! This month Midlands Asbestos Solutions have successfully been awarded its ISO 9001 accreditation. Meaning we’re in a minority of businesses in the UK with the accreditation and one of only a few who’ve gained such achievement in the asbestos removal sector. As passionate specialists in asbestos removal, sampling and surveying, we’re

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August 11 2017

We’re taking a big leap for cancer charities

Two of our brave employees, Sarah Shelton and Jamie Gatley will be taking a leap from 13,500ft in support of Mesothelioma UK. The sponsored skydive will be taking place at Langar Airfield on the 11th of September 2017 and both Sarah and Jamie are jumping to raise awareness and money in order to support victims

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July 25 2017

We’ve gained a top Safety Accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor

Health and safety is something we take very seriously at Midlands Asbestos Solutions. It is paramount that all of our projects are carried out in a safe, responsible manner. We are always looking to improve our ways of working to offer our customers the safest possible asbestos removal service. So we were delighted to have

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May 18 2017

Mesothelioma & other health issues caused by Asbestos exposure

Asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma, asbestos-related lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening are not easy to diagnose. The symptoms – such as breathlessness, persistent cough, chest pains, tiredness and weight loss – are associated with a great many other lung diseases and general illnesses. Developing an asbestos-related disease, like Mesothelioma It takes between 10 and 50

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