Removal of asbestos contamination from the roof space above a hospital ward

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The team at Deconstruct carried out asbestos removal works within a hospital ward, asbestos insulation that had been applied to the heating pipework within the roof space had deteriorated and presented widespread contamination throughout the roof.

All contaminated materials within the roof space, including fibreglass insulation and pipe lagging had to be removed by the Deconstruct team.

The contaminated roof space was located directly over a live hospital environment, including consulting rooms and offices. Every care had to be taken to avoid breaching the ceiling and contaminating the live areas below.

The decontamination process was methodical and laborious working off Youngman boards spread between the joists. Due to the distance from the work area to the exterior of the building it was necessary to utilise a modular decontamination unit erected inside the building.

The removal of waste from the building had to be meticulously planned and very carefully carried out as the waste route was through live areas of the hospital.

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