Prevention & Safety

Safe handling of Asbestos

As long as asbestos is in good condition it does not usually present any hazard to human health. Damaged asbestos, however, does. Therefore, it is of the utmost importance that asbestos and all other hazmats are handled in a safe manner. The main goal has to be the prevention of emissions. This is why these hazmats should only be handled by professionals, who not only know how to remove asbestos, but they also know how to properly dispose of the material.

On you may find tips on how to handle asbestos safely, and why it is so important to have asbestos abatements handled by professionals. On you may find a pdf guide with tips concerning the proper handling and removal of asbestos. You can also download it here.

IAAF and the Asbestos museum contributed to this documentary on asbestos made by SGS Search.