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February 26 2021

MAS Ltd Case Study – Gillotts Funeral Care, Eastwood

Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd (MAS) initially started a working relationship with Gillotts back in April 2020 when the pandemic initially struck. Like many businesses, especially ones with on-site visits, we were not working at the time due to the initial lockdown and we were very aware of the lack of PPE available for certain key

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February 25 2021

MAS Ltd Case Study – J Tomlinson, Bilborough

Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd (MAS) were contacted by J Tomlinson to assist in the removal of a non-asbestos roof, asbestos sarking felt and contaminated loft insulation to a domestic loft in Bilborough.  J Tomlinson is a company with strong foundations, a highly regarded reputation and a wealth of experience in construction and building solutions. We

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February 24 2021

MAS Ltd Case Study – Knightsbridge Court, Chesterfield

Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd (MAS) were commissioned by a local property development company to assist in the removal of various licensed and non-licensed asbestos materials in the unique former court building that sits proudly in the centre of Chesterfield.  Despite being a little run down we were excited to be a part of bringing such

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February 23 2021

MAS Ltd Case Study – Elan Removals and Storage, Donisthorpe

Midlands Asbestos Solutions Ltd (MAS) were contacted by Elan Removals in November 2020 to look at a disused building at a storage facility that was going to be demolished to create space for more storage units. We were recommended by our friends at Castle Donnington based asbestos consultancy firm Fourstage Environmental. As industry leaders and

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July 17 2020

How to Identify Asbestos Floor Tiles

Asbestos products 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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July 10 2020

How long can asbestos stay in the air?

Asbestos has a dangerous reputation and for good reason, when disturbed, asbestos fibres break loose and are released into the air. These fibres are tiny and invisible to the naked eye, roughly 10x smaller than the width of a human hair. Breakaway asbestos fibres can then be inhaled and cause damage to your respiratory system. 

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May 12 2020

Do House Surveys Protect You from Asbestos?

House surveys are part of every house sale. Whether you’re buying a new build or a quaint country cottage, inspecting your property before you complete the deal is a must. House surveys vary in cost and detail with budget options covering the bare minimum while in-depth surveys look into the lifespan of walls, roofs and

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May 5 2020

Everything You Need to Know about Testing for Asbestos

Managing asbestos and removing it is a specialised job that requires professional methods and safety practices. Asbestos has been used in the building industry for decades and was renowned for its fire resistance and low cost. However, asbestos has since been discovered to cause a range of ailments and diseases and is responsible for around

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April 28 2020

Mesothelioma and COVID-19: The Risks and Similarities

Asbestos has been responsible for thousands of cases of pleural mesothelioma. Used in the construction industry for decades, this substance can be found in everything from insulation to roofing to fire-resistant materials. As a result, seeking it out and removing it has become a key industry in updating homes and businesses and ensuring they are

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April 3 2020

MAS Donates Hundreds of Units of PPE to Critical COVID-19 Areas

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) allows hospitals, pharmacies, care homes and hospices to work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. PPE ensures the protection of people working in the thick of the crisis covering vulnerable areas of the body and allowing them to work in dangerous conditions.  The NHS has stressed the importance of PPE with Emily

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