If you feel worry about the asbestos things, then you are in
the right page, so what is the asbestos material?
Based from Wikipedia, asbestos is a set of six naturally
occurring silicate minerals, which all have in common
their eponymous asbestiform habit: long (roughly 1:20
aspect ratio), thin fibrous crystals, with each visible fiber
composed of millions of microscopic "fibrils" that can be
released by abrasion and other processes. They are
commonly known by their colors, as blue asbestos, brown
asbestos, white asbestos, and green asbestos.
What Does Asbestos Looks like?
Here are the 6 types of known asbestos
A prolong exposure to fibers can lead to the development
of aggressive diseases:
• Lung cancer
Did You know ASBESTOS CAN HARM YOUR VALUABLE HEALT?
• Like we mentioned, asbestos material is so dangerous, it
will hurt your health, so the removal process of asbestos
is a must.
• A DIY project must require protective equipment and a
safe removal process
• Accidents can happen unexpectedly
Asbestos removal is typically required before an older
building is demolished, prior to any maintenance or
renovation that could disturb asbestos containing
materials or when asbestos containing materials are
damaged. An asbestos removal contractor will determine
whether and HSE (Health and Safety Executive) license is
required for the job.
This type of license is usually necessary when there is a
high probability that asbestos fibers will be released into
the air during the scheduled work. The removal contractor
will assess what is required for removal, perform the
removal work and dispose of the hazardous material.
There are stringent requirements set by federal, state, and
local authorities regarding the methods for asbestos
handling, removal, and disposal. The asbestos removal
regulations vary state-by-state so it is important to ensure
that the hired removal professional is fully in compliance
with all state laws and regulations.
Even though the use of ACMs has been prohibited since
31st of December 2003 in Australia, many materials
containing this harmful substance still exist in many
houses and buildings in the greater Sydney region. Thus, if
you’re planning to renovate your property, you need to
take precautions in case you are dealing with this
carcinogenic material by performing a safe and complete
A person who has a license to conduct the handling and
removal process of ACMs, refer as ACMs removalist,
might carry out removal work depends on the type of
license that they hold. Only experts that hold a class-A
license are allowed to handle and remove the friable
type. Removalists that have B class license are allowed
to remove bonded ACMs up to 10 m2 of the total area.