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November 26 2015

Myths about Asbestos Products

People don’t like to talk about asbestos. It’s a bit of a taboo subject, because of its associations with several serious diseases. Because of this, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding asbestos products. As people don’t discuss it regularly (you don’t really want to tell people that your home/business is filled with a deadly

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November 19 2015

MAS awarded ARCA ‘Site Audit Gold Award’

Midlands Asbestos Solutions are absolutely thrilled to have been awarded our second consecutive ARCA ‘Site Audit Gold Award’ in September 2015, which is testament to the consistently high standards that our staff strive to achieve.   The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) is the UK’s leading asbestos removal association, responsible for auditing asbestos services companies

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July 27 2015

Where is asbestos hiding?

We recently gave information on what to do if you find asbestos in your business or home, but where should you be looking for these asbestos products? Where is asbestos hiding? We’ve put together some helpful infographics showing all the different locations in residential and industrial properties that asbestos might be hiding. Find out more

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July 1 2015

What To Do If You Find Asbestos In Your Business Or Home

Once you’ve found asbestos products in your home or business, it can sometimes be difficult to decide what to do. Should you call an asbestos removal company straight away, or try and clear it away yourself, so that the problem is fixed quicker? Below, we give advice on what to do with asbestos at different

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January 29 2015

Asbestos removal – job well done!

The offices were undergoing a major refurbishment programme which included the removal of AIB lining enclosed in metal casing to fourteen columns and AIB blind boxes to the courtyard window elevation. As other parts of the building were still occupied, MAS opted for a modular decontamination unit which was cited in the open plan office

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October 22 2013

Robert Woodhead

Asbestos removal – a job well done! As other parts of the building were still occupied, MAS opted for a modular decontamination unit which was cited in the open plan office by the two enclosures. David Woodhead of Robert Woodhead Ltd said ‘I chose Midlands Asbestos Solutions as they were recommended by a member of

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September 27 2013

Take 5 and Stay Alive

The British Lung Foundation (BLF) is this week launching ‘Take 5 and Stay Alive’, a major campaign designed to raise awareness about the dangers of asbestos amongst tradespeople. Although it is now illegal to use asbestos, this ban was only imposed in 2000 – meaning any building built or renovated before then could contain asbestos.

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September 19 2013

Asbestos cement gutters and downpipes

The Midlands Asbestos team last week carried out the removal of some tired and old asbestos cement guttering and downpipes and replaced with some new UPVC pipes on a commercial property in Nottinghamshire. The removal and reinstatement was carried out over a 2 day period and our client was pleased with the works – we

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September 6 2013

Tomlinson Group

HSE clamp down on construction From September the HSE have started a ‘1-month blitz’ on construction sites to clamp down on safety. The main target for the spontaneous checks are sites where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out. Safe working at height, management of dust risks and provision of adequate welfare facilities are

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August 2 2013

MAS office is closing to the sound of wedding bells

Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd will be closing its doors this time next week on Friday 9th August to celebrate the upcoming nuptials of Darren and Zoe. We will be open as usual on Monday 12th August. We wish our heartfelt congratulations to a very special couple. We will respond to all enquiries on our return.

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