July 17 2020

How to Identify Asbestos Floor Tiles UK

Asbestos flooring have been used in construction and insulation throughout the 20th century. This bountiful material has a fibrous makeup which is resistant to fire, heat and electricity. It was also popular for sound absorption and was much cheaper than other building materials. However, inhaling asbestos can cause a wide range of deadly conditions and

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December 17 2019

What is Mesothelioma?

Have you heard of the asbestos related cancer called Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of cancer which is developed in the outer surface lining of some of the body’s crucial organs, mainly the lungs (known as Pleural Mesothelioma) but it can also affect the lining of the stomach (known as Peritoneal Mesothelioma), testicles or heart.

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November 6 2019

Are asbestos garages safe?

Some of the most common questions we get asked at Midlands Asbestos Solutions are to do with garages. These include Is my asbestos garage safe? Can I leave my asbestos garage standing? I’m looking at buying a new house but it has an asbestos garage, what do I do? The answer to all of these

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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. Unfortunately, there is no known cure to mesothelioma but there are treatments available to help control and relieve the symptoms associated with the illness. Symptoms which are synonymous with Mesothelioma include: Mesothelioma in the lining of the lungs chest

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December 20 2016

How Much Mess Does Asbestos Removal Make?

When businesses suspect that they’ve got asbestos on the property, one of the concerns is that any removal work is going to be disruptive and cause a big mess. Managers are concerned that buildings will potentially be cut off for long periods of time while complex work is done on site. They’re especially concerned that

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December 20 2016

Asbestos In Schools: Affecting Our Children’s Health?

It’s a sobering fact that three-quarters of schools in the UK are reported to contain asbestos materials in their buildings. In the decades after the Second World War, particularly between 1945 and 1975, the UK’s school building programs heavily used asbestos in the construction of thousands of buildings. In fact almost 14,000 schools built during the

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October 27 2016


On Friday 7th October 2016, Midlands Asbestos Solutions attended ARCA’s (Asbestos Removal Contractors Association) annual general meeting held at London Zoo – Managing Director Darren Skinner & Customer Service Manager Jay Blake attended the event which included speeches from senior figures in ARCA and a special guest presentation from the HSE’s Head of Asbestos Licensing

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