Definition of lagging
material providing heat insulation for a boiler, pipes, etc..
The sprayed asbestos particularly and the asbestos lagging to pipework was in an unsatisfactory condition in 1994.
Example of lagging
Anything from boiler and pipe lagging , to roofing materials and ceiling tiles, water pipes, or cement products could have been made with the mineral.
As far as I know asbestos was in the pipe lagging and in the boiler house and all that was stripped out.
Even after primitive use of crude lagging gave way to a more general use of preformed asbestos block insulation, such blocks were cut dry which could actually enhance dust production.
He claims that, while working as a labourer removing lagging from pipes in the Basement of Leinster House between 1986 and 1990, he was exposed to large quantities of asbestos.
He would then work on the new pipe run and the laggers would come along the same day or the next day to put new lagging on the new pipework.
However if the boards were taken away and if some of the lagging were to be removed, it might be okay.
I generally knocked off the asbestos lagging myself rather than wait for laggers and scalers to get there.
In January 1998 the asbestos lagging to pipework was in an unsatisfactory condition.
It was used as insulation on the pipe lagging which ran throughout the factory and there was also asbestos in the roof.
Jerry Jennings, property assets manager at Braintree Council, said the lagging , which is material which prevents loss of heat, had deteriorated through wear and tear.