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Bristol - Asbestos Survey - 0117 212 0189
The office that covers this area is: Cardiff
What's Involved In An Asbestos Survey?
For a refurbishment/demolition, or type 3, survey, a more destruction method is used over a management survey, as the name suggests. One of our asbestos surveyors will use means such as drilling floor slabs or knocking through walls to access areas where planned work will be undertaken. This ensures that when the building is converted of knocked down that the next team in won't risk running into any asbestos that could be hazardous to their health and slow the project.
For an asbestos management survey, formally a type 2 survey, one of our surveyors will take small samples of suspected asbestos from a property to be sent to a lab for testing. They will also note each room in the building and the materials used in its construction - any area unaccessible will be marked as such to indicate the possibility of asbestos.
Where Can Asbestos Be Found?
Generally speaking, people through Bristol think Asbestos is just for insulation and found in the roof or a wall. Though true, Asbestos can also be used in toilet cisterns, Artex, water tanks (pre-1980), fire insulation, floor tiles, boilers and flash guards.
Employers must undertake risk assessments before commencing work which exposes, or is liable to expose, employees to asbestos. This risk assessment must include:
- A plan of work detailing how the work is to be carried out
- Indication of any asbestos-related issues
- Provide solutions to these issues
- How to prevent exposure to asbestos or reduce it to as low a level as is reasonably practicable
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (Reg 4) places an explicit duty on those responsible (the duty holder) for any commercial premises to identify and manage asbestos containing materials that may be present in the property.
What Is Asbestos?
There are 6 types of asbestos - but only 3 have been widely used in building materials: white (Chrysotile), brown (Amosite) and blue (Crocidolite). Strictly speaking blue is the most dangerous, followed by brown and then white.
The trade and use of asbestos has been restricted or banned in many jurisdictions in Bristol. Asbestos is basically a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals used for their desirable physical properties. Though mined from rock, when broken down it breaks apart into tiny fibres.
We're qualified in asbestos refurbishment, management and demolition surveys for industrial, commercial and domestic buildings covering Bristol. Where required can also undertake a Commercial EPC in a cost-effective package.
Each member of our asbestos team are holders of the BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society) P402 qualification - the statutory proficiency certificate in 'Building Surveys and Bulk Sampling for Asbestos'. Our experienced and professional consultants are here to help so if you have any queries please call us on 0117 212 0189 or send your query to Asbestos-Survey@e2consultants.co.uk.
Our other services include:
Environmental Noise, BREEAM Credit Reports, Workplace Noise, Commercial EPCs, Sustainability Statements, Room Integrity Testing, Display Energy Certificates, Part E / BB93, Thermal, Commercial Air Testing, Asbestos Surveys, SBEM Calculations (BER/TER), Fire Risk Assessment, Acoustic Testing, DSM / Thermal Modelling,
Asbestos Survey can also be known as:
Commercial Asbestos Refurbishment Survey, P402R Asbestos Survey, Asbestos Refurbishment Survey, Commercial P402R Asbestos Survey, Commercial P402 Asbestos Survey, Asbestos Management Survey, P402 Asbestos Survey, Commercial Asbestos Management Survey, Commercial Asbestos Demolition Surveys, Commercial Asbestos Survey, Asbestos Demolition Survey,
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