Wilcote has announced that it is now fully certified through the Department of Labour to remove, repair or restore asbestos.
Online PR News – 02-July-2014 – 7/1/2014, Umhlali, Kwazulu-Natal – Umhlali, Kwazulu-Natal Wilcote is a South African Family Brand manufactures, supplies and applies a full range of building maintenance products countrywide. Recently, the company has been registered by the Department of Labour as Asbestos Contractors to conduct demolition work in term of regulation 21 of the asbestos regulation.
Wilcote founder and Director, Will Rogers says, "The prolonged inhalation of asbestos fibers can cause serious illnesses, including malignant lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. If products containing asbestos are disturbed, the tiny fibers are released into the air. When they are breathed in, they can become trapped in the lungs and stay there for many years. Over time these fibers can accumulate in the lungs and cause these serious illnesses.
He adds, "Due to the potentially fatal consequences of asbestos inhalation, it is vital that the public use certified companies to deal with asbestos repairs or removals."
Wilcote is proud to announce that is has acquired asbestos removal certification from the South African Department of Labour, and is now certified to safely remove, repair and restore all asbestos installations. "Wilcote have designed and developed, with our Global Suppliers, unique, enviro and eco-friendly products, coupled with our Systems and Solutions, to provide our Customers' with non-evasive methods for the Restoration and removal of all Asbestos Roofing, Materials & Ceilings," Roger adds lastly.
Moreover, the company is a member of FASA (The Franchise Association of South Africa), proud member of SAPMA and Master Builders Association.
Wilcote was established in 1990 and is a leading South African provider of specialized building solutions, including waterproofing, dampproofing, swimming pool renovations and ecological paints. Wilcote manufactures all products specifically for the South African and Sub-Saharan African market. Wilcote's aim is to provide their clients at residential, commercial or industrial levels, with the cost effective, long-term solutions, the first time round. For more details, visit http://www.wilcote.co.za/