The NDR has closed a high-rise office building in Hamburg-Lokstedt due to asbestos findings completely. More than 300 jobs will have to be temporarily set up elsewhere, informed the North German radio (NDR) on Thursday.
The channel search intensively for ways such as in conference rooms or office space in the area that could be rented. Similarly, employees have the opportunity to work mobile from home. “The transmission is in the safety”, it said.
In the case of indoor air measurements in several floors according to the figures, were on Wednesday in two rooms in the 14. The upper floor, asbestos fibers have been demonstrated. “In the case of proven asbestos fibers are Crocidolite asbestos (so-called blue asbestos),” said the NDR. For the protection of the health of the employees of the station have decided to close the house until the Review of all the bullets and then, if necessary, following refurbishment.
The building dates back to the 1970s. “At the time, asbestos-containing filling material in joints between the floor and ceiling used; the filling, however, was included and not stand in connection with the air in the room,“ it said. “In the past, as a precautionary measure, measurements had been made, without the stress of the room air is detected.” In the case of redevelopment and reconstruction in the 12th century. and 13. Floor had been established that the seals asbestos-stuffed joints were partially damaged.