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Asbestos Survey Services (UK) Ltd

Suite 20-21
Carlisle House
Carlisle Street
Goole
East Yorkshire

DN14 5DS

Tel: 01405 720 005
Fax: 01405 767302

Email: info@asbestossurveyservices.com
Web: www.asbestossurveyservices.com

  • Asbestos Surveys
  • Asbestos Management Reports
  • Asbestos Consultancy
  • Asbestos Removal
  • Sample Analysis

Services offered range from occupational monitoring for compliance with COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) to a comprehensive suite of asbestos related services.

As a company Asbestos Survey Services (UK) Ltd strive to continually improve the standard of services offered, this is reflected within the company’s quality systems and approach to each individual project.
We understand that many of the services we offer relate to highly sensitive and specialised fields of operation and should therefore only be carried out by suitably trained and qualified personnel. It is for this reason we ensure all our personnel are trained both internally and externally to the highest standards. All personnel involved with the provision of asbestos services have to undergo training and become certified to practice asbestos occupation hygiene by the British Institute of Occupational Hygiene (BIOH) P402.
Previous projects have ranged from conducting surveys on single dwellings to providing ongoing comprehensive services to major establishments within the Public, Private and Ministry of Defence sectors.
 
ASBESTOS LABORATORY ANALYSIS
 
Material Analysis
Analysis of bulk asbestos material is conducted using polarising light microscopy (P.L.M). More advanced analysis should it be required can be conducted using techniques such as X-ray diffraction and Scanning Electron Microscopy (S.E.M)

Air Monitoring
Asbestos Survey Services (UK) Ltd offers the full range of asbestos related air monitoring Including background monitoring, respiratory assessment, enclosed leak testing, clearance testing and re-assurance testing. All analysis may be conducted on site using a specialist on site UKAS accredited mobile laboratory to ensure the highest level of service and a fast turn around of results.

Contamination Studies
Investigations of possible contamination may be carried out using a combination of Techniques including swab, bulk analysis, microvacuming, scanning electron Microscopy, polarized light microscopy and phase contrast microscopy following air monitoring.
Control of Asbestos at Work

Regulations 2002
 
Regulation 4 – duty to manage
 
The new Control of Asbestos at work regulations are long, difficult to interpret and will be subject to legal precedence, but in essence, the law requires DUTY HOLDERS to manage Asbestos.
MANDATORY – MUST BE DONE!
If you own non-domestic property or lease non-domestic property and are responsible for the maintenance, you are deemed to be a duty holder under the new regulations – this includes unoccupied premises and communal areas of domestic premises (shared stairs, loft spaces etc).
Previous laws (H & S at work act, CAW Reg87, as amended etc) assumed that duty holders knew where asbestos containing materials (ACM’s) were located and carrying our preventative action. The new law breaks this ‘chain’, in that the new duty requires duty holders to search for Asbestos.
Main requirements of a duty holder under the new regulations.
  • Take reasonable steps to determine the location and condition of materials likely to contain Asbestos.
  • Presume that materials contain Asbestos if there is no strong evidence that they do not.
  • Record the locations and conditions of Asbestos in premises.
  • Risk assess the ACM’s.
  • Prepare and implement a plan to manage the Asbestos.
  • Passing on information about ACM’s to those who need it (maintenance workers etc).
  • Monitor and review the arrangements to be in place including keeping a check on the condition of Asbestos and presumed Asbestos containing materials.


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