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Why you need to identify asbestos risks

Exposure to asbestos can endanger the lives of building occupants and workers. To minimise threats from asbestos, UK regulations require landlords and managers of non-domestic premises, and managers of demolition or refurbishment projects, to identity and assess the presence of asbestos.

How SGS can help

We conduct asbestos surveys that will enable you to comply with Regulations 4 and 5 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Regulation 4 requires building managers to make suitable and sufficient assessments of asbestos in non-domestic premises. Regulation 5 requires assessments to be made prior to undertaking any work that might disturb asbestos in the area.

Our surveys are customised to meet your needs.

Management surveys  Concentrate on surface material identification and condition assessment  to establish potential risk. These surveys cause minimum inconvenience to occupants
Refurbishment surveys  Unsuitable for occupied areas. We will design a survey that avoids unnecessary damage or debris
Demolition surveys
A highly intrusive survey that goes to every length find all asbestos
Asbestos register
We produce an asbestos register for every survey
Survey results include plans, observations and recommendations
Formatted to meet your requirements, using the latest data transfer technology for fast turnaround times
We provide a United Kingdom Accreditation (UKAS) Certificate of Bulk Analysis where samples have been taken. We are also an accredited Inspection Body under ISO 17020 as well as a testing laboratory under ISO 17025

As the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, we offer unmatched expertise in risk identification and management. Our experienced P402 qualified surveyors carry out impartial UKAS accredited surveys in accordance with HGS264.

Contact an expert or download our Asbestos Healthcheck

Call us today to talk to one of our experts: +44 1207 500 463

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