Asbestos containing materials can still be found in a huge number of buildings, including shops, hospitals, schools, factories and domestic properties, throughout the UK, even though the use of asbestos was banned in the UK in 1999.

According to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), asbestos is responsible for the deaths of six electricians a week in the UK every year*. 

The word asbestos can strike fear and alarm into the hearts of social housing landlords but knowledge and understanding can bring peace of mind, so appropriate asbestos training is the answer.