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Common materials that may contain asbestos

Common materials that may contain asbestos

Asbestos can found in a many of the common materials used in the building trade. Some of these materials should only be worked on by a licensed contractor. – Loose asbestos in ceiling or floor cavity – Lagging – Sprayed coatings on ceilings, walls and beams/columns – Asbestos insulating board – Floortiles, textiles and composites – Textured coatings – Asbestos cement products – Roofing felt – Rope seals and gaskets Naturally occurring asbestos can be found in some types of marble and other stone – find out about assessing the risk. Resources: https://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/common-materials.htm