Affordable Asbestos Survey Cheadle | Peace of Mind for Health

by | Feb 20, 2024

Affordable Asbestos Survey Cheadle | Peace of Mind Testing for Comfort

Asbestos Pipe Insulation had been uncovered during the demolition of a single storey building on behalf of Greater Manchester Fire Brigade at 6 Turves Rd, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle SK8 6AY

The demolition contractor acted immediately on discovering the suspect asbestos pipe insulation.  They contacted Knight Specialist Services Ltd to carryout an asbestos survey and testing of the local ground area and where the pipe was buried. The asbestos material was removed safly and within timescales to allow the demolition works to continue on programme

Asbestos Pipe Insulation
building slab removed where asbestos debris was identified

What did Knight Specialist Services help with?

Client: Asbestos Survey Cheadle for a Demolition Contractor at a Local Fire Station

Project: Asbestos Survey Cheadle, Stockport for a demolition contractor. Asbestos pipe insulation and asbestos debris identified under the slab area of the building

Asbestos Pipe Insulation: Managing a Hidden Hazard

Once a common building material due to its excellent heat and fire-resistant properties. Asbestos insulation is a silent danger lurking in many older structures. It was extensively used in homes, factories, and commercial buildings for insulating heating and water pipes. However, the discovery of asbestos’s severe health risks has highlighted the need for vigilant management. Proper management of asbestos pipe insulation through an Asbestos Refurbishment or Management Survey is imperative to protect both occupants and workers from potential exposure.

The Hidden Threat:

Asbestos thermal insulation, often found in a crumbly, fibrous form, can become damaged or deteriorate over time. When disturbed, it releases tiny asbestos fibers into the air. Which, if inhaled, can lead to serious health conditions, including asbestos-related lung diseases and cancer. The key to minimising these risks is to identify the presence of asbestos pipe insulation and manage it effectively.

The Role of Asbestos Surveys:

Asbestos Refurbishment and Management Surveys conducted by experts like Knight Specialist Services play a crucial role in assessing and managing asbestos pipe insulation. These surveys help identify the location, condition, and type of asbestos-containing materials within a property. For refurbishment projects, knowing the extent of asbestos pipe insulation is essential for planning safe removal or encapsulation. In the case of ongoing management, regular surveys ensure that the material remains in a stable and non-hazardous state.

Why Knight Specialist Services is the Go-To Specialist:

Located just 10 minutes from Cheadle, Stockport. Knight Specialist Services is ideally positioned to serve the needs of homeowners, property managers, and businesses in the area. Their expertise in asbestos assessments, coupled with their commitment to safety and compliance, makes them the trusted choice for proper management of asbestos pipe insulation. By choosing Knight Specialist Services, you can ensure that this hidden hazard is effectively addressed, protecting the health and well-being of all who occupy the building.

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Areas we Cover;-

🏘️ Suburbs in Cheadle Knight Specialist Services Ltd cover for Affordable Asbestos Survey Cheadle | Peace of Mind Testing for Comfort;-

  • Cheadle Hulme
  • Cheadle Bulkeley
  • Cheadle Moseley
  • Gatley
  • Heald Green

    🔗 Affordable Asbestos Survey Cheadle – HSE and Other Regulatory Bodies

    • HSE Website: For detailed information on the Duty to Manage Asbestos, visit the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website: HSE Asbestos Guidance.
    • Environment Agency (EA): The EA oversees the disposal of asbestos waste and enforces environmental regulations. Visit the Environment Agency for more information.
    • Local Authorities: Local authorities may have specific regulations related to asbestos management. Consult your local council for relevant guidance.

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