At 0800 Asbestos, we are experts in asbestos survey in Somerset. If you think your property has signs of asbestos, it is vital for your safety that a survey is carried out as soon as possible. An asbestos survey will identify if there are Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) within the premises and we can design an effective Asbestos Management report that will give you fast and professional advice.
The Government introduced the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) in direct response to the current mortality rates associated with asbestos exposure and to fulfil its commitments under European Law. One of the key aspects of the legislation is to reduce the future exposure through the management of asbestos in domestic and non-domestic premises. February 2010 saw the replacement of MDHS 100 Surveying, sampling and assessment of asbestos-containing materials with HSG 264. At 0800 asbestos, we are specialists in management, re-inspection, refurbishment and demolition asbestos survey. All of our external Laboratories are UKAS accredited. UKAS accreditation is against the international standard ISO/IEC 17025
There are three commonly found asbestos types. They are Chrysotile, Amosite and Crocidolite. Asbestos products have a varying degree of hazard associated with them, which is determined by the type of material and the asbestos content.
Using the asbestos bulk identification service it is possible to identify the type of fibres in the sample and the approximate percentage present. Once the type of asbestos has been established a specific course of action can be recommended to the customer.