It was very easy to overspray or get a ‘splash back’ from the equipment used to apply this so there is likely to be debris around the sprayed area (see the image below).
What does a Sprayed Asbestos Coating look like?
Usually white or grey in colour with a rough surface, although sprayed asbestos may have been painted since, it remains a highly dangerous substance and should not be handled by anyone other than a professional HSE licensed company such as Southern Insulation.
How dangerous is a Sprayed Asbestos Coating?
This contains up to 85% asbestos and breaks up very easily.It is one of the most dangerous materials containing asbestos.
Even minor disturbance of sprayed coatings can release large quantities of asbestos fibres into the air where they can be breathed in.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO WORK ON OR REMOVE THIS MATERIAL UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES
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