Removal of asbestos garages in Wallington and Waddon
Asbestos is the name given to a set of six naturally occurring silicate materials. We have found uses for it and mined for it for more than 4000 years. Prior to 2000, it became increasingly popular due to its desirable properties for use as a building material; it was weather and fire resistant, light-weight and cheap. However, as the uses of asbestos increased, so did health concerns and it is now known that inhalation of asbestos fibres and dust can cause serious and sometimes fatal diseases.
Asbestos-cement was on the the most widely used asbestos materials and it is regularly found in garages, sheds, barns and other outbuildings. If your garage was built in the 1960s, 70s or 80s, it is likely that it will have roof sheets containing asbestos and possible wall cladding. Asbestos can be perfectly safe but once it starts to show damage and wear and tear, it could potentially become dangerous. Here are some signs to look out for:
- Leaks in the garage and damp patches
- Broken, missing or split roof sheets
- Mould growing on the garage roof
- Plants growing through and on the garage roof
If any of these signs are apparent, then you could be inhaling dangerous asbestos fibres.
Asbestos sampling and testing, asbestos surveys and asbestos management in Wallington
Ensuring that your business complies with regulations relating to asbestos may feel like a complicated task. Goodbye Asbestos has the answers! We are a professional, reliable and small specialist company, dealing with all aspects of asbestos. We aim to make the identification of any asbestos as simple as possible to help ensure you remain safe and legally compliant.
Asbestos is regularly found in places like Artex and other decorative coverings, pipe lagging, flues, water tanks, floor and ceiling tiles and other areas in properties built before 1999. The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 places a legal duty on the owners of commercial buildings and/or employers to take steps to identify, monitor and manage or remove ACMs to ensure people who use the building are safe at all times.
A thorough asbestos survey will help you comply with current legislation relating to asbestos and determine if you need to safely manage or remove any ACMs from your premises. Asbestos surveys will commonly involve sampling and testing of materials to determine the present of ACMs.
The two main types of asbestos survey are the Asbestos Management Survey and the Asbestos Refurbishment and Demolition Survey. Call now for more details on 0800 024 6203.
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