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How to submit samples safely

How to submit samples safely

Not only is the sampling, identification and management of asbestos important to reduce the risk of asbestos, but so is the way samples are submitted to the laboratory. Our junior analyst, Kathryn Mackay writes about how samples should be...

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Asbestos Cement Concentration

Asbestos Cement Concentration

Asbestos cement is mostly used for roofing and exterior cladding on industrial, public, and domestic premises. Corrugated/profile sheets are commonly found, but flat sheets have also been widely used for exterior and some interior cladding...

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Asbestos Management Plan

Asbestos Management Plan

Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral and can typically be found in rock, sediment or soil. It has strong fibres that are heat resistant and have good insulating properties. Asbestos becomes a health risk when its fibres are released into the...

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