An Asbestos survey is a survey undertaken within a building, property, or structure, with the purpose of identifying asbestos-containing materials. An asbestos survey important to establish what asbestos materials are present, but it is important to get the right type of survey.
Any building built before 2000 is likely to need an asbestos survey during its remaining lifetime. Some buildings need asbestos surveys during their normal occupation. If you work in a building built before 2000, it probably needs an asbestos survey. Other buildings need an asbestos survey during construction work or maintenance. If you work in construction, you definitely need to know about asbestos surveys.
Asbestos is deadly. It has the number one spot on our top 5 health risks at work. Once you have been exposed to asbestos fibres, they attack your body. Silently, quietly, they hook in and can’t be removed. Over time, lung disease and cancer can develop. Often, with fatal consequences.
- FM companies
- Real estate
- Operational plants and factories
- Public buildings, government
- Private sector
HSE Manager, FM manager
Importance & Benefits:
- Health and Safety initiative
- Legal and statutory requirement (required by the law)