Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000 and it causes around 5,000 deaths every year.

HSE publish revised version of an asbestos publication.

The new edition of ‘Asbestos: The Analysts’ Guide’ (HSG248) provides clarification on technical and personal safety issues, especially in relation to sampling and 4-stage clearances. New information on sampling soils for asbestos is also included.