Although asbestos was finally banned from use in construction in the UK in 1999, it can still be found in a huge number of existing buildings across the country that were built or refurbished before the ban came into force. As asbestos was so widely used before its serious health dangers were known, it can now be found in a wide range of building types, including sheds, garages, homes, schools, hospitals, warehouses, offices and factories. If asbestos is suspected to…