The silent killer is still out there.
You cannot always see it.
You do not always know it is present.
And it kills over 5000 people in the UK alone each year *
It was hailed once, as the miracle building material – versatile, strong, resistant to water , it seemed too good to be true?
And so it proved. It has also been hailed as one of the most dangerous building materials ever invented.
By now, many of you will know we are talking about Asbestos.
Asbestos related deaths account for over 5000 people alone in the UK.
Of this figure, the deaths (according to HSE statistics) are chiefly caused by Asbestos related lung cancer and mesothelioma.