About WCAR

Western Cape Asbestos Removals is a reputable company that is a level 2 and level 3 RAC (Registered Asbestos Contractor – RAC2021/OHH/104CI)  with a BBBEE level 4 and has been at the forefront of providing expert asbestos removal services in the Western Cape region for over two decades. Founded on the principles of safety, professionalism, and environmental responsibility, the company has earned a solid reputation for its commitment to delivering top-quality services.

Mr. Louis Botha started Western Cape Asbestos Removals (Pty) Ltd, together with his late father Louis J Botha Snr since inception in 1999. The first registration as a registered asbestos contractor was in the year 2000. He has a mechanical background as well as a Marketing Management Qualification. He has also attended many training sessions over the years and with almost 2 decades of experience in the Asbestos removal field and is well-qualified to give expert advice on all asbestos related matters. Mr. Louis Botha is the Managing Director of the Company and is involved in the day-to-day operation of the Company.

Safety is the cornerstone of Western Cape Asbestos Removals’ operations. They understand the potential health hazards associated with asbestos exposure and the importance of handling it with utmost care. The company adheres strictly to all industry regulations and best practices in asbestos removal, ensuring the well-being of their clients, employees, and the community.

One of the company’s key strengths lies in its team of highly trained and certified professionals. Western Cape Asbestos Removals invests significantly in ongoing training and development for its staff, equipping them with the latest knowledge and skills in asbestos removal techniques. This ensures that every project is carried out efficiently and with precision, meeting the highest safety standards.

Equally vital to their success is the company’s state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technology. Western Cape Asbestos Removals spares no expense in procuring the best tools for the job, enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of their operations. From asbestos inspection to containment and removal, the company utilizes specialized equipment that minimizes environmental impact and maximizes safety.

Environmental responsibility is deeply ingrained in Western Cape Asbestos Removals’ philosophy. They are dedicated to minimizing the ecological footprint of their work and follow eco-friendly practices throughout the removal process. Asbestos waste is properly contained and disposed of in accordance with all environmental regulations, ensuring the protection of both the natural surroundings and local communities.

Customer satisfaction is paramount for Western Cape Asbestos Removals. They prioritize open communication and collaboration with their clients, ensuring that every project is tailored to meet specific needs and requirements. From residential properties to commercial and industrial sites, the company handles each project with the same level of dedication and professionalism.

Western Cape Asbestos Removals’ track record speaks for itself, with a long list of satisfied clients who have experienced the company’s exceptional service firsthand. Testimonials attest to their reliability, efficiency, and commitment to safety, making them the go-to choice for asbestos removal in the Western Cape region.

Western Cape Asbestos Removals is a leading company dedicated to setting the standard for asbestos removal services. Their unwavering commitment to safety, professionalism, and environmental responsibility, along with their expert team and cutting-edge equipment, make them a trusted partner in ensuring a safer and healthier environment for all.

Why use WCAR for asbestos removal

Western Cape Asbestos Removal is an approved asbestos removal contractor with the Department of Labour, and we offer a responsible and legally compliant asbestos removal service. All our workers are thoroughly trained and experienced, and we provide detailed plans and safety procedures to ensure that the removal and disposal of asbestos is done safely and effectively.

Using us for your asbestos removal will ensure that all legislative requirements are adhered to, to ensure responsible removal and disposal of asbestos so that it has no adverse effects on the client, public or our workers.

Asbestos is known as a product that has been used for many years and as the subject of the longest running civil injustice in the world today. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral with a history stretching for many thousands of years. Asbestos was first mined by the Greeks around 5000BC and since that time, it has been widely used in the industry. Throughout history, asbestos has gone from miracle mineral to a global danger and is the cause of asbestos related diseases including mesothelioma, asbestos, and cancer.

At Cape Asbestos Removal, we will handle all asbestos removals and treatments in full compliance with all governmental rules and regulations. We strive to maintain the highest standards of professionalism and safety in all aspects of our business. Our employees are given an initial training course by a certified Occupational Health Specialist. The course involves asbestos history and law, asbestos control, the use, and importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), asbestos identification, asbestos disposal, the health hazards of asbestos, dangers of asbestos in various situations, general and site cleanliness.

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Regulatory Documentation

The Minister of Labour has under section 43 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993), made the following regulations in the Schedule:

Feel free to download and familiarise yourself with the latest regulations and information around the use of asbestos.

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Asbestos Abatement Regulations 2020 GG43893

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Asbestos - Know what it is and how you can protect yourself

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Explanatory Notes for Asbestos Abatement Regulations 2020

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DoEL Letter Regarding Solar Installations on Asbestos Roofing

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