asbestos removal cleared ground
cleared ground where asbestos cement was removed.
ASBESTOS REMOVAL – 140 KINGSWAY, MANCHESTER – SAFETY FIRST

Project: Removal of Asbestos Floor Tiles and Adhesive and Asbestos Disposal of all Asbestos Waste at a Project in Manchester.

Description: Operatives carried out the safe removal of all asbestos containing materials from the floor tiles and adhesive at 140 Kingsway, Manchester.

The works included initially dampening down all asbestos floor tile materials. Once the site team were happy that the area was dampended down, the operatives carefully and in a methodical manner removed all the floor tiles and adhesive with hand held floor scrapers and also use of small mechanical hand held breakers with a speicalist floor tile lifting tool.  The asbestos tiles were double bagged and sealed with duct tape and disposed of at a licensed landfill facility and disposed of as Asbestos Waste

Glenbarrow Asbestos Removal stands as the premier choice for asbestos removal services in Stockport, offering a comprehensive suite of solutions tailored to address the myriad challenges posed by asbestos in residential and commercial settings. With a deep-rooted commitment to safety, quality, and customer satisfaction, Glenbarrow has solidified its reputation as the go-to expert in the field.

Asbestos, once hailed for its durability and resistance to heat, has now been unequivocally linked to a range of serious health conditions, making its removal a matter of utmost importance. However, the process of asbestos abatement is fraught with dangers, necessitating that it be undertaken only by trained professionals. In the UK, this is not just a recommendation but a legal requirement under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, which stipulates stringent guidelines for handling and disposal of asbestos-containing materials.

The primary reason for this mandate is the inherent risk that asbestos fibres pose to human health. When disturbed, asbestos releases microscopic fibres into the air, which, if inhaled, can penetrate deep into the lungs and remain lodged there, causing inflammation and scarring. Over time, this can lead to severe respiratory conditions, including asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma—a rare and aggressive form of cancer primarily affecting the lining of the lungs and abdomen.

The risk is not confined to the individual handling the asbestos; it extends to anyone within the vicinity where asbestos fibres might be present in the air. This underscores the necessity for trained professionals who are equipped with the knowledge and tools to safely remove asbestos, ensuring that the fibres are contained and do not pose a threat to others in or around the premises.

Another key consideration is the legal ramifications of improper asbestos removal. The UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has established strict regulations governing asbestos management, and non-compliance can result in hefty fines or even imprisonment. Trained professionals are well-versed in these regulations and can ensure that all legal requirements are met, including the proper disposal of asbestos waste at licensed facilities.

The training undergone by these professionals covers a wide array of critical skills, from the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the implementation of decontamination procedures and air monitoring. This comprehensive training ensures that every step of the removal process is conducted safely and effectively, minimizing the risk to both the workers and the broader public.

Glenbarrow Ltd prides itself on its team of highly skilled professionals who are equipped to undertake all Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Works. With a deep understanding of the health risks associated with asbestos and a commitment to adhering to the highest standards of safety and compliance, Glenbarrow Ltd stands out as a reliable choice for those in need of asbestos removal services.

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