Is demolition waste toxic?

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Everett Bishop Answered question January 25, 2022
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With so many materials involved in any given construction work, it’s no longer surprising that this industry is one of those that regularly have to deal with waste—which rangesUnfortunately, these from building materials like wood, metals, concrete; and even hazardous waste that can come from processes such as demolition. 

Asbestos is a very common type of demolition waste. Asbestos is highly toxic, and if the disposal of asbestos waste is poorly handled, a worker may be exposed to asbestos. The inhalation of asbestos fibres can lead to lung cancer, mesothelioma, and even larynx cancer.  

Construction workers are exposed to various kinds of waste regularly. Therefore, it’s important to ensure that their work environment is regularly checked for safety. For that, you can count on a CDM Consultant Lincolnshire, from Comptons Consultancy, to help you with risk assessments, developing strategies that best apply to the arrangement at your construction site, and the overall best practices to ensure the health and safety of everyone in the workplace. 

Everett Bishop Answered question January 25, 2022
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