Asbestos is often referred to as the 'Hidden Killer' due to the fact that the material has been used in many materials and different applications.
Initially the problems were associated with people producing and installing asbestos materials. Since the use of asbestos containing materials has been banned in this country the problem now lies with those personnel who may disturb any asbestos materials which are currently located in the workplace. Obviously maintenance personnel, subcontractors and even employees can often be exposed to asbestos without being aware of its presence.
New Government legislation in the form of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, imposes a duty to identify asbestos in commercial buildings and to adopt procedures to manage the situation effectively.
Our surveyors are qualified to the *P402* standard which is the standard required by the Health & Safety Executive. We can carryout surveys at the smallest of residential properties to the largest factories and warehouse complexes.
We can perform various types of asbestos surveys, specifically tailored to your requirements, and in accordance with the guidance produced by the Health & Safety Executive (HSG 264).
There are two types of survey which can be undertaken: