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Types Of Asbestos Survey 2012
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The second kind of survey is where some materials in premise may be suspected of carrying asbestos. These are isolated and samples taken from them for a better analysis. The third and final kind of asbestos survey is rather intrusive and the surveyor is given open access to any part of the building. They will also be allowed to use destructive means to find the presence of asbestos. These are the kinds of assessments that normally taken place before a complete refurbishment or if the building is being torn down.
An asbestos survey can be conducted on a off day for the company or when the number of footfalls in the building is at a bare minimum. A good asbestos consultant will take his own time to examine the building and determine the levels of asbestos in each spot. While he will examine everything that is in plain sight, it is also his responsibility to look in those spots that may not be too visible. This will mean going down to the basement and the attic and storage spaces and look through them with a fine toothed comb. As a layperson, the sheer experience may help you locate asbestos, but a seasoned consultant will be able to find it in places you did not think possible.
asbestos survey If nails or screws are holding the material in place carefully remove the nails by nail puller, cold chisel or flooring spike. A nail puller will pull the nail out a cold chisel will take the head of the nail and a flooring spike can be used to push the nail back. I find the larger nails are better removed with the nail puller and smaller nails with a flooring spike.
asbestos survey stevenage Of course, the inspection could reveal more serious problems, such as asbestos covered pipes, high levels of radon in the basement, a crack in the foundation, water and mold damage, or a termite infestation. Many such significant problems can still be repaired.
When dealing with a business for asbestos survey stevenage ensure they have a solid asbestos management plan and they have a plan to replace the materials with safer, more suited alternatives.
Hire an inspector who is certified by the state to identify risks in the removal of asbestos.
There are times when asbestos just need to be covered and not removed because removing it would prove a greater risk to the health of the people around it.
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