Asbestos Safety & Facts
Asbestos has been used freely for decades as a building material so extensively that nearly one third of all Australian homes contain asbestos products. If your house, office or factory was built prior to 1990, it can almost be guaranteed that it contains asbestos, from the roof down to flooring, in windows bathrooms, garages and fences.
Unfortunately, long-rising suspicions have then been scientifically confirmed, proving that asbestos causes a range of respiratory illnesses such as emphysema, lung cancer and other breathing problems, often resulting in death. Fine asbestos fibres can settle deep into lungs or your digestive tract and once they are trapped there, the body cannot expel them cause these serious and life-threatening diseases.
In fact, asbestos is so extremely hazardous that asbestos waste found in contaminated building materials and removal tools, cannot be decontaminated, and personal protective equipment and sheeting needs to be disposed off only at designated areas. Hence asbestos should only be removed by a licensed professional service.
If you have any concerns or suspicions, call an expert service like Asbestos RM to identify the presence of asbestos. We can also organise a qualified consultant to conduct an assessment and send the samples to a National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited laboratory to perform asbestos content analysis.
Always remember that you should never risk your safety and that of others and attempt to Safe asbestos removal Sydney. It is also illegal to dispose of asbestos waste in domestic garbage bins, to recycle or illegally dump asbestos products. Asbestos must be taken to a designated facility that can lawfully receive hazardous asbestos waste.
Quite simply, leave all asbestos handling to experts and call Asbestos RM now on 1300 030 323 and we will solve all your asbestos removal problems, quickly and safely.
If you are after professional, friendly and diligent service, we are your number one choice. At Asbestos RM, we make no compromises, making the safety of our clients and our staff our top priority. Our trained staffs always wear full personal protective equipment (PPE), isolating the working area with specially lined plastic sheeting, designed to contain dangerous, asbestos material and floating fibres, without environmental impact. Asbestos is removed quickly and safely, leaving you free to get on with renovations without danger concerns.
At Asbestos RM, we adhere to specific safety procedures, which include job safety and environmental analysis (JSEA) before every job. When removing asbestos, we apply the following safety measures:
- Warning signs and barriers are used at all times to isolate the area
- All windows and doors are closed on site, minimising the dust spread
- Approved suits and respirators are worn at all times
- Asbestos sheets are removed with minimal breakage
- All asbestos material is wrapped and sealed for safe disposal