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How often do I need an asbestos survey?

By |2023-11-02T17:01:47+00:00November 2nd, 2023||

The frequency of asbestos surveys depends on your property type and its risk level. For properties constructed before 2000, an annual reinspection is recommended. However, if any alterations are planned that might disturb asbestos-containing materials, such as renovations or repairs, it is crucial to conduct a refurbishment survey prior to commencing any work.

Are there any warning signs of Legionella in a water supply?

By |2023-11-02T17:01:02+00:00November 2nd, 2023||

Legionella thrives between 20°C and 45°C, and stagnant or rarely used outlets and the buildup of scale, rust, or sediment can also encourage its growth. If tenants experience respiratory issues or unexplained pneumonia cases after using the water, it might indicate contamination. Professional Legionella testing is the best method for detection.

Are there different types of asbestos surveys?

By |2021-08-12T15:33:25+00:00August 12th, 2021||

There are two types of asbestos surveys; Asbestos Management Surveys Refurbishment and Demolition Surveys Asbestos surveys are required when materials containing the substance are likely to be present within a property or building, but will not be disturbed. Refurbishment and demolition asbestos surveys are necessary in any building built before 2000 that is undergoing construction

What Asbestos survey do I require?

By |2021-08-12T15:36:24+00:00April 26th, 2021||

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 came into force on 6 April 2012 (consolidating the previous regulations) and this contains a duty to owners or those responsible to manage asbestos responsibly in commercial or non-domestic buildings. It also requires minimum standards to protect all persons affected by work that is undertaken on asbestos in premises

Can I have a management plan?

By |2021-08-12T15:35:34+00:00April 26th, 2021||

A management plan cost will depend on the complexity, size and age of the building. The Asbestos Management Plan describes how the duty holder will manage risks from ACM’s throughout the property under their control and fully comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) and other relevant legislation that includes the Health

What are the risks?

By |2021-08-12T15:35:06+00:00April 26th, 2021||

If it is suspected that a material contains asbestos, the material should not be disturbed or tried to be removed or repaired.  The material can be treated as if it is an asbestos containing material (ACM) or we can arrange for an analysis and sampling to confirm the asbestos content.

Where would I find Asbestos?

By |2021-08-12T15:34:12+00:00April 26th, 2021||

Surveys will identify where the asbestos is located, in items such as floor tiles, textured coating and anything in between. Our fully-trained staff can discuss on arrival on site.

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