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Asbestos In Construction

Fully HSE Licensed Asbestos Contractors

From a health and safety standpoint, the removal of asbestos is paramount before any demolition or construction begins. As a leading asbestos contractors in London, we ensure all asbestos is meticulously extracted from the premises and disposed of safely, thus eliminating the risk of asbestos exposure to workers and future occupants. Our thorough abatement process complies with all regulatory standards, to secure a environment for your construction projects to proceed.

Ensuring the safe and thorough removal of asbestos is a critical priority for any demolition or refurbishment project. To achieve this, our company diligently adheres to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) strict guidelines, emphasising the absolute necessity of eliminating asbestos. Before any site is deemed safe, a UKAS Accredited Analyst lab must verify that the area is free of asbestos fibres through meticulous testing, culminating in the grant of a clean air certificate. This rigorous process underscores our commitment to the health and safety of both our workers and the public. We pride ourselves on our unwavering dedication to high standards, delivering quality and safety without compromise on every asbestos construction project.

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Suspect asbestos on site?

If you suspect the presence of asbestos, ensure to take the following critical steps immediately:

  1. Cease Work Immediately: Stop all work to prevent further disturbance of the material.
  2. Notify the Relevant Parties: Inform your employer or the building owner of the suspected asbestos.
  3. Refer to Asbestos Documentation: Request the building’s asbestos register or survey from your employer to verify any known presence of asbestos and determine if adequate information is available for the work planned.
  4. Wait for Proper Surveys: Do not resume work until a thorough refurbishment survey has been conducted, especially if the work involves altering the building structure.
  5. Stay Informed and Prepared: Be aware of the potential for undiscovered asbestos even after surveys and be cautious when beginning new work.
  6. Training is Mandatory: Confirm that you have received training in safely working with or around asbestos before proceeding.
  7. Know When to Get Experts: Recognise when to defer to a licensed asbestos contractor for high-risk work.

Free Quotation

London Asbestos will provide a no-obligation free quotation for all your asbestos work needed.

FAQs

How do I dispose of asbestos waste?

Asbestos waste should only be handled by a licensed disposal site. DO NOT attempt to dispose of asbestos yourself.

How do I identify asbestos?

It can be difficult to identify asbestos. If you are unsure, then we recommend booking a survey and testing.

I have asbestos what should I do?

You should contact a licensed professional to survey the property and advise you on the safest option moving forward.

My property was built before the year 2000. Could it contain asbestos?

You should book a survey if your property was built before the year 2000.

What happens after an asbestos removal?

You will need to have an inspection to ensure the safety of the property.

What is an asbestos survey?

The purpose of an asbestos survey is to identify asbestos containing materials