An asbestos refurbishment survey is necessary prior to have a mission any invasive refurbishment work. The present asbestos survey direction creates a clear indication to the dissimilarity in the level of survey essential for refurbishment works and for doing destruction of a building. An asbestos demolition survey is obligatory when a building is planned to be completely demolished.
Refurbishment Survey is used to put and explain, as far as sensibly practicable, all asbestos holding materials (ACMs) within an area or building where renovation works will occur exactly. An asbestos refurbishment survey may also be compulsory in other conditions, e.g. when more invasive preservation and repair work will be implemented or for fix removal or takes apart.
This type of Homeworker Assessment survey is actually employed to place and explain, as far as sensibly feasible, all Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) in the area where the refurbishment work will be done or in the entire building. The survey will be wholly invasive and entail critical check up, as necessary, to attain access to all places, such as those that may be not easy to access. A refurbishment survey may also be necessary in other circumstances, e.g. when more invasive preservation and mend work will be executed, and for instances of plant elimination or dismantling.
Fire Risk Assessment survey causes quite a small trouble to inhabitants as they focus on surface materials facing people on a daily basis circumstances, while Refurbishment Surveys are usually inappropriate for full areas because they need full (and often more destructive) access behind facings, into voids, etc, to locate all Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM's), which can create an extensive break and wreckage as a result.
Do I need a Refurbishment Survey?
If you are uncertain whether you need a refurbishment survey earlier to charge any works to a property you should discuss with us for professional advice in order to make sure the health and safety of your team, and to stay lawfully compliant. We can assess whether the works necessary go further than the scope of an obtainable management survey.
Our knowledgeable and extremely skilled surveyors carry out, Refurbishment surveys and with the unique requirements of the client, site and project in intelligence. You can rest simple in the knowledge that we have the needed experience, systems, qualifications, training and insurance to execute refurbishment surveys with reliability, independence and neutrality.
Asbestos refurbishment surveys are completely invasive and involve critical checking systems, as required, to achieve access to all areas, including those that may be hard to get to. Aggressive inspection methods may be necessary to lift carpets and floor tiles, break through walls, ceilings, cladding and partitions, and open up floors. Asbestos refurbishment surveys should commonly only be finished in vacant areas. The reason of this is to reduce dangers to the workers on the places. Where feasible to do the building or area should not be prepared and all furnishings evacuated.