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Asbestos

Asbestos

Asbestos is a heat resistant mineral that for many years was used in construction and building materials.

It is now known that if it is disturbed it is a health and safety hazard. Inhaling asbestos fibres can lead to serious lung conditions, including cancer and asbestosis.

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Report a problem or ask us for advice

We can help with enquiries about:

  • private residential properties – including owner occupied and privately rented homes
  • business property that is owned by the council
  • other places of work

If the property is a council home or garage, please contact us on 01246 345345 to speak to one of our advisors.

You will need to give us the address where the problem is. 

Report asbestos

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Last updated on 20 October 2020