Commercial Asbestos Removal

Large-scale industrial warehousing, chemical plants, power stations, office buildings, and Local Authority housing.

Large-scale projects across the UK

H&S Asbestos safely and successfully plan, implement and deliver large, extensive asbestos removal projects throughout the UK. All projects are completed in a timely, cost-effective manner and often within high pressure, sensitive and operational environments.

What are the different types of asbestos?

CHRYSOTILE – White Asbestos

Chrysotile is one of the most common forms of asbestos. It’s made of curly fibres, is highly flexible as well as heat resistant.

It’s commonly found in walls, roofs, and boiler seals.

ACTINOLITE

Actinolite is commonly dark in colour but can be green, white or grey. It’s one of the rarest forms of asbestos and is formed of dense, brittle fibres.

It’s commonly found in drywall, paints, and cement.

 

ANTHOPHYLLITE

This asbestos is extremely dangerous and can still be found in the UK. Anthophyllite fibres form long, needle-like clusters that puncture tissue and stick to the lungs.

It’s commonly found in composite flooring, cement, and insulation.

 

CROCIDOLITE
– Blue asbestos

Crocidolite fibres are short, sharp, brittle and thin, making them easy to break and therefore the risk of exposure is higher.

It’s commonly found in pipe insulation, and cement wallboards.

 

AMOSITE –
Brown asbestos

Amosite is a strong, highly heat resistant type of asbestos, with coarse and strong fibres. It’s known for being one of the most dangerous types of asbestos.

It’s commonly found in insulation boards, ceiling tiles, and thermal insulation materials.

 

TREMOLITE

Tremolite is a contaminant that is commonly found in chrysotile asbestos and is made from long, sharp fibres. It can also be woven into cloth.

It’s commonly found in paints, ceiling tiles, and insulation.

 

Health & Safety

Our team are trained, qualified, accredited and are equipped with the correct PPE and RPE. We are regularly internally and externally audited and the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012 fully adhered to.

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