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Asbestos. Asbestos. Contact details. Matthew Green Corporate Health and Safety Manager Telephone: 020 8891 7330 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. How many people in the UK die every month due to asbestos related disease?. 1?. 10?. 50?. 100?. 333 deaths every month. Asbestos.
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Contact details Matthew Green Corporate Health and Safety Manager Telephone: 020 8891 7330 E-mail:email@example.com
How many people in the UK die every month due to asbestos related disease? • 1?
Asbestos • Kills 4000 people a year in the UK. • That’s 333 people every month. • Time between exposure and symptoms of disease are up to 30 years, so the number of cases are still rising. • Asbestos was used from anything from toilet seats, Artex, floor tiles, insulation and walls.
HSE Video How are you managing?
Managing AsbestosIt’s simple, honest! Prior to any building work, no matter how small check the asbestos survey.
Managing AsbestosIts simple! • Assume materials contain asbestos • Read your asbestos survey • Keep your survey up to date with any new information or any changes, such as: • The condition of the asbestos suddenly changes • The use of the area changes • Contractors should be given access to the report so they can check if there is any asbestos in the area they are working
Know the survey’s limitations • Read the survey’s limitations. • Type 2 surveys don’t cover all areas. • Type 3 is the most comprehensive survey.
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