Are you looking for an asbestos management company? Well, you have come to the right place.
As you know, Asbestos is present in millions of commercial and residential buildings, especially in United Kingdom. Why?
Because UK has a significant population, about 6 million tons of Asbestos is found in the UK. Out of 1.5 million is in the buildings. So, in the UK, carrying out an Asbestos assessment is a legal requirement.
According to Health and Safety Act 1947, carrying out an Asbestos survey is mandatory before any refurbishment or renovation. In UK any property that is built before 2000 legally requires an Asbestos survey.
Hiring a quick, cost-effective and professional asbestos management company is very important, and the best way to hire a professional asbestos surveyor is to take recommendations from friends, neighbors, and colleagues with previous experience. Another important thing is that you should always go for a licensed Asbestos management services company.
Asbestos in floor tiles is a very common and serious issue, especially in houses and properties built before 2000. Therefore, if the floor tiles are damaged, worn, flaking, or crumbling, then hiring a professional licensed asbestos management company is the best option for you.
We have a highly trained staff that will handle and manage asbestos floor tiles by following all the safety standards. Any repair or management activity related to asbestos-containing material performed by our team will follow a special procedure and a modern, safer way to save your whole building from contamination.
Roof tiles are another very common place where Asbestos can be found. If you find that your roof is old or the tiles are broken, consult us immediately. Because this probably means that asbestos fibres will soon be exposed and should be handled by experts only.
The only way to identify whether your roof tiles contain Asbestos or not is through sampling and testing. Asbestos in Roof tiles is quite dangerous; therefore, even if you have a small doubt, you need to call us immediately.
Our experts will visit your property as quickly as possible, collect the sample in a sealed plastic bag, and test it in the laboratory. And until the result comes, we will apply all the precautionary measures to stop the asbestos fibres from spreading.
As you know, Asbestos was considered the “Magic Material” and therefore used in a large amount of construction. Also, at that time, Asbestos was very cheap. So, if you live in a house built before the 1980s and has not yet been remodeled or renovated, then there are high chances of Asbestos in your ceiling.
Therefore, if you are planning to replace your ceiling, it’s safe to consult us first. We will identify asbestos in ceiling and will analyze work on the following factors:
• Ceiling material
• Manufacturers’ stamp and statement.
• Age of building
• Age of ceiling
And after that, we will take the sample for laboratory testing.
The homes that are built today do not contain Asbestos, but there are still some homes that might contain Asbestos. Therefore, our team will do a detailed survey of your home, including every possible place where Asbestos can be found such as:
• Exterior surfaces
• Interior surfaces
• Boilers, Heating, and Piping
• Electrical equipment
Asbestos is a type of fibrous material that can easily mix with cement, sand, plaster, and other construction materials so that it can be used to provide thermal insulation. However, it has been seen that Asbestos in walls can be present in different forms and shapes.
Here are some different types of walls in which Asbestos is commonly found:
1. Asbestos in concrete or cement walls
2. Asbestos in plaster walls
3. Asbestos in drywall
4. Asbestos in insulating walls
All spots at your home are equally important and therefore need equal attention, even if it’s a garage. Confirmation from professionals is needed to ensure whether your garage contains fibres or not.
Suppose you suspect that your garage roof contains Asbestos. In that case, you first should contact Fire Safety Risk Assessment, a licensed asbestos specialist, and avoid using your garage, especially in bad weather.
Here are some of the indications that help you identify whether your garage roof contains Asbestos or not:
• Corrugated roofing panels
• Construction era
• Fragility of panels
• Batch code that is printed inside the panel
Lastly, Asbestos is commonly found in lofts as loft insulation. Usually, Asbestos is easy to identify in the loft as it has a fluffy candy-like appearance in white, bluefish, and grey.
Asbestos in the loft, also known as loose-fill Asbestos, is found between cavity walls, floorboards, and loft spaces. Asbestos found in a loft is considered the most dangerous. Therefore, in that situation, you should contact an asbestos management professional as soon as possible.
Another place where Asbestos might be found in is large buildings. Fire Safety Risk Assessment provides all the services, including identification, survey, repair, and encapsulation of materials or products. Our asbestos surveyors follows all the HSE protocol and standards.
The workflow we use to remove Asbestos from buildings:
• Mark the hazardous area
• Seal the area from public use
• Follow all the precautionary measures
• Sample collecting
• Use high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) vacuums
• Final cleaning
• Post cleaning
Here are some of the common asbestos-containing materials in building:
• Roof Shingles & siding
• Vermiculite, insulation, ceiling tiles & coatings
• Popcorn ceilings
• Drywall & cement sheets
• Plasters, Putties & caulking
• Electrical switchboard panels
• Plumbing fixtures
• Pipe & coverings
• Thermal boiler & Fireplace insulations
• Vinyl floor tiles
Assuming harmed material is being fixed and it might represent a potential well-being hazard to building tenants, then, at that point, you’ll need to push forward with an asbestos screening.
This screening surveys any speculated asbestos-containing material by getting tests for investigation. Also, it will zero in on regions with any harm, and possibly friable, presume asbestos-containing material.
Asbestos screenings are frequently utilized on HUD projects and may likewise be considered a value-based overview.
This survey is comprehensive testing of building materials and suspected asbestos-containing materials. It targets testing given the client’s need for a homogenous structure material.
This includes the rooftop, dividers, siding, or whatever other region might be associated with containing Asbestos.
This is an extensive overview of building materials. It is restricted to the way of development or potentially the genuine structure materials. It could be utilized while remodeling a solitary retail façade in a strip shopping center.
By utilizing this sort of asbestos study, you can guarantee that the remodel won’t affect the climate or delivery of any asbestos-containing material into different regions during development or redesign exercises.
If you’re searching for an unquestionably comprehensive survey regarding any asbestos-containing material on your property, this is the course to go.
This survey review centers around all aspects of a whole structure, including inside and outside building materials.
It additionally uses destructive protocols.
It will expect that you annihilate little segments of the structure to check whether there’s any asbestos-containing material behind the dividers, floors, and different regions that are difficult to get at to guarantee no development labourers are seriously endangered. However, assuming you’re now intending to push ahead with destruction, this sort of review is the best approach.
This is because, sometimes, asbestos-containing material will be found in secret regions out of the blue as destruction is performed and can represent a peril on the off chance that it isn’t gotten early.
Asbestos is a highly toxic product that can be deadly and can cause damage to human health. Because when asbestos materials are damaged, their fibres can be inhaled and can cause lung disease, mesothelioma, or even cancer.
Therefore, after the 1980s, it was heavily restricted and ordered to remove all the products containing asbestos material by the government and local regulations.
Although it has been banned in the UK for the last 20 years, the United States still legally imports and sells products containing asbestos material.
To protect you and your family, we suggest that you should carry out an asbestos assessment on your residential or commercial buildings, especially on old buildings, if you are planning to renovate them.
Therefore, the structure should be tested because fibres exposure may lead to serious health problems. This is the wisest and safest decision you can make.
After conducting a survey, a plan is given to the building that will provide guidelines regarding Asbestos management. The plan is in the form of documentation that will include:
The cost depends on various factors, mostly on the size of your building, but the minimum cost of an Asbestos survey or Asbestos Management service is approximately £100.
The keen passion of Fire Safety Risk Assessment is to offer professional services, delivered in a timely manner. For all businesses, commercial premises & landlords, FSRA keeps your businesses safe controlling the risk of loss from fire hazards, asbestos risks and from legionella bacteria.