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AV Asbestos have prepared three short articles that are designed to give some background information about asbestos, its dangers, and the law:
What is asbestos? an article that answers the questions: What is asbestos made of? Where does it come from? This also includes a short history of the use of asbestos.
Health and asbestos an article about the commonest adverse effects on human health due to contact with asbestos.
UK law and asbestos an article on the law affecting asbestos containing materials (ACMs). It concentrates on who is a ‘duty holder’ and what are their responsibilities under UK law regarding asbestos.
In addition, the answers to several FAQs are given below.
This is a list of questions that are frequently asked by people when talking to us. These FAQs have been included to help with background information, however, you are still welcome to call our asbestos helpline on 0845 833 2660 (local-rate number, 09:00 – 17:00) to find out more about asbestos.