Asbestos collections - domestic properties

Do's and don'ts when dismantling asbestos structures

Please do:

  • Make sure that you keep everyone out of the area who does not need to be there
  • Take care not to create dust
  • Keep the material wet, whenever possible
  • Wear protective clothing and a mask
  • Clean up with a vacuum cleaner which complies with BS 5415 (Type H)
  • Consider weather conditions

Please do not:

  • Break up large pieces of asbestos materials
  • Use high speed power tools as they create high levels of dust
  • Expose other people who have no protection

Last updated: 04/04/2017 11:00

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