If you need an asbestos survey in Longridge for your commercial building, speak to an expert team. A legal requirement, an asbestos survey must be done to ensure that your building is safe for the occupants. The occupants. These would include the people who work in the building on a daily basis, as well as any visitors to your company. It would also include workman who are performing repairs or maintenance on your building. An asbestos survey isn’t as essential for a domestic building unless there are areas shared by the occupants, for example a foyer in a block of flats.
Many older building contain asbestos in one form or another. In Longridge, an asbestos survey is essential for an older building, particularly those built prior to the 2000s. This is because asbestos was regarded as a miracle additive. As such, it was added to many building materials for strength as well as other positive features. When asbestos was added to building materials, it promoted strength, etc among other aspects. It was discovered that exposure to asbestos resulted in lethal diseases and its use was subsequently banned. When asbestos is damaged or aged, it releases microscopic fibres into the air. These can be inhaled, embedding into the lining of the lungs and other soft tissue. The result of exposure to asbestos results in incurable diseases and cancer.
It is the duty holder, who is usually the manager or owner of the building to have an asbestos survey in Longridge. It must be completed by a qualified team with both the experience and the knowledge of working with asbestos and the management thereof. If you need an asbestos survey for your commercial building, contact ACS today to schedule a time. Our expert team of surveyors have many years of experience in dealing with all aspects of asbestos. Our surveys are comprehensive and we will ensure that you are aware of the process and the results. Once the survey is complete, we can also assist you with preparing an asbestos management plan to ensure that you and your building are legally compliant. We are available to assist you with any questions you may have about asbestos.