Asbestos health and safety
Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000 (houses, factories, offices, schools, hospitals etc) and causes around 5000 deaths every year.
Bunsen burner wire gauzes that may contain asbestos
Are you affected? Our advice tells you what to do and how to dispose of any gauzes suspected of containing asbestos safely.
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Managing and working with asbestos
Information, instruction and training
Before starting any work that may disturb asbestos, you must ensure that you have had the correct level of information, instruction and training.