Asbestos cement

Advice to householders

If your property is more than 15 years old, it's possible that it contains materials made from asbestos. Asbestos cement is the most common form of asbestos that you are likely to find around your home, as flat or corrugated sheets.

Some common locations of asbestos cement are listed below but there may be others in your home - so if in doubt leave well alone and seek expert help.

Common locations of asbestos cement:

This advice is aimed at house holders. The HSE have produced a number of leaflets which are more appropriate for businesses.

What to do if you have asbestos in your home:

Safe asbestos cement removal

Asbestos cement can be safely removed by remembering these basic rules:

Disposal of asbestos waste

If as a house holder, you intend to transport asbestos cement waste in your own vehicle, you do not need to be a registered carrier provided that it is your own waste.

However, you should take the following steps to ensure that asbestos does not contaminate your car;

Asbestos do's and don'ts:

Contact details

Commercial and Business Support Team
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