Asbestos Survey in Selby –  Essential Before Any Building Work

Asbestos survey in SelbyAn asbestos survey in Selby is essential before you begin any renovation work on your building. The survey is also essential if you are planning on the demolition of your building. Most buildings constructed before 2000 have asbestos in their structure. This is because asbestos as widely used as a ‘wonder’ product in the past. Asbestos provided a large range of qualities when added to building materials. As such, asbestos can be found in a great many parts of your building. However, exposure to asbestos results in incurable disease and cancer. When asbestos ages, it becomes friable. This leads to it releasing its microscopic fibres into the environment. When swallowed or inhaled, they lodge in the soft tissue of the body. The body is unable to expel these sharp, needle-like fibres. As a result, they can cause deadly illness.

There is little sense in taking chances. Thus, in Selby, an asbestos survey is essential before planning any renovation or refurbishment work. In addition, it is also mandatory and should be completed by a professional asbestos surveyor. The survey will indicate where any asbestos-containing materials are in the building as well as their condition. The information obtained through the survey is used to prepare an asbestos management plan. It is the responsibility of the owner, or manager of a building to have a suitable management plan in place if there are any asbestos-containing materials present. The survey will also detail the best recommendations.

An asbestos survey in Selby is possible when you use the services of a professional company. We would be pleased to assist. Our surveyors have the necessary training and skills, along with the experience to perform a comprehensive survey. Our aim is to assist you in remaining compliant with legislation. Most importantly, we aim to help keep you and your employees safe. Contact ACS today and find out how we can assist with an affordable and safe asbestos survey. Furthermore, should the asbestos-containing materials need to be removed and disposed of, we can refer you to a professional, authorised removal company.