Asbestos is a naturally occuring fibrous material that has been a popular building
material since the 1950s.
It is used as an insulator, has good fire protection properties and protects against
Asbestos is often mixed with another material, so it's hard to know if you're working
with it or not.
But, if you work in a building built before the year 2000, it's likely that some
parts of the building will contain asbestos.
Asbestos is found in many products used in buildings, including ceiling tiles, pipe
insulation, boilers and sprayed coatings.
Some of the more common uses of Asbestos in buildings:-
Asbestos Insulating Board - Ceiling & Door/Window Panels
Floor Tiles Asbestos Cement Roof Sheeting
Textured Decorative Coatings