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What is Anthrax?

Anthrax is an infection caused by bacteria which form protective spores to survive in extreme conditions, enabling it to survive for long periods of time.

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What do I need to know about asbestos?

What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a natural mineral used primarily for insulation and fireproofing.

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Asthma in the workplace - what do I need to know?

What is asthma?

Asthma is a debilitating disease that affects around 5. 4 million people in the UK (Asthma UK figures).

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What is the real risk from bioterrorism?

What is the real risk from bioterrorism?

The risk that biological and chemical agents will be used deliberately to cause harm has historically been very low outside wars.

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What do I need to know about Bird Flu or “Avian Influenza”?

What is Bird Flu?

Bird Flu is contagious diseases of animals caused by viruses that normally only infect birds and, less commonly, pigs.

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What is the relevance of BREEAM In-Use to FM?

Introduction

BREEAM In-Use is a scheme used to assess environmental impacts and sustainability issues relating to existing buildings.

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