Expert Insights: Asbestos Safety for Homes & Businesses

Broadland Group’s blog delivers tailored expertise on asbestos safety, catering to both households and businesses. Since 2000, we’ve refined our resources to empower individuals and enterprises, addressing concerns in homes and navigating regulations in commercial spaces. Stay updated with expert guidance and practical insights to ensure safety at home and work, exclusively provided by Broadland Group.


Discover below insights, news, and key areas of interest in the asbestos surveying and management.

Unexpected, surprising locations for asbestos

Did you know that if your home was built before 1999, it could contain Asbestos? It can be found lurking in some unexpected places, particularly in older residences or in homes built before asbestos regulations were established.

Managing Asbestos Risks in Private Healthcare Facilities

When it comes to healthcare facilities, ensuring a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors is essential. The presence of asbestos in a medical environment poses a unique challenge that requires specialist expertise to effectively deal with the threat whilst minimising disruption.  In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of managing asbestos risks in NHS…

Asbestos in Gardens

As the days grow longer and warmer, many of us are eager to dive into our spring gardening projects. However, amidst the excitement of planting flowers and preparing garden beds, there’s an important consideration that often goes unnoticed: asbestos lurking in outdoor spaces. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, it’s crucial to be aware of potential asbestos hazards to ensure a safe and enjoyable gardening experience.

Asbestos Myths vs. Facts

Asbestos, once a popular building material, has now been understood for its danger and disease. However, despite widespread awareness of its hazards, many misconceptions still exist. In this blog, we aim to debunk common myths surrounding asbestos and provide information to promote understanding and safety.

Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2024

It is crucial to reflect on the persistent dangers posed by asbestos and the ongoing efforts to mitigate its risks. Despite the ban on asbestos products in the UK since 1999, the challenge of identifying and removing asbestos from various settings remains a pressing concern.

Navigating the Sale of a Home with Asbestos

Our latest blog article provides valuable insights for sellers dealing with the presence of asbestos in their homes. It emphasises the importance of disclosure due to the health risks associated with asbestos exposure and the legal obligations of sellers. The guide outlines steps for assessing the situation, disclosing asbestos to potential buyers, and avoiding legal disputes. Ultimately, honesty and proactive communication are highlighted as essential for a successful home sale while prioritising safety and legal compliance.

Keeping Staff and Students Safe

Broadland Group are experts in asbestos management for educational institutions and offer tailored solutions to ensure the safety of staff and students while minimising disruption to learning. For educational institutions seeking expert guidance in safeguarding against asbestos risks, partnering with Broadland Group provides peace of mind and a path to safety. Read our latest blog to find out more.

Asbestos Management at West Suffolk Hospital

Broadland Group were appointed to manage asbestos complexities at West Suffolk Hospital, ensuring compliance with legislation and safety standards. Our services, including surveys, policy reviews, and training, have led to a secure environment with no asbestos-related incidents. Through our commitment to excellence, Broadland Group has left a lasting impression on asbestos management at the hospital, prioritising safety in a busy NHS environment.

Budgeting for an Asbestos Survey: A Homeowners guide

Asbestos testing is essential for renovation projects, especially in older homes. Factors like property age, size, accessibility, survey type, and location influence survey costs. To budget effectively, obtain early quotations, research average prices, and allocate funds for both the survey and potential removal costs. This proactive approach ensures a smooth renovation process without any surprises.

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