We can treat asbestos containing materials (ACMs) in-situ with a method called asbestos encapsulation, an alternative to asbestos removal. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are on record stating that removing ACMs involves high risk, both during the removal process and from disposal. There can be circumstances where removing asbestos may not be the best option. Encapsulation is a method of treating and coating the ACMs, so that fibres cannot escape into the atmosphere. For some buildings encapsulation is the safer and a more cost-effective solution which is safer, quicker and less disruptive to the business and people occupying the buildings.