building slab removed where asbestos debris was identified

Asbestos Survey in Salford

Asbestos Survey carried out at 64 Broadway Salford – The propert is a two storey brick built commercial premises.  The asbestos survey was undertaken to allow the property to be converted into Residential Apartments by the Client.  Asbestos identified during survey including, Asbestos Insulating Board to the Boiler Room. Asbestos Textured Coatings and ASbestos Floor Tiles and Adhesives.


asbestos pipe insulation

Client: Nine Point Eight Construction

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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🏘️ Suburbs in Salford Knight Specialist Services Ltd cover;-

  • Agecroft
  • Barton upon Irwell
  • Blackfriars
  • Boothstown
  • Broughton
  • Cadishead
  • Eccles
  • Greengate
  • Irlams o’ th’ Height
  • Kersal
  • Langworthy
  • Little Hulton
  • Linnyshaw
  • Monton
  • Ordsall
  • Patricroft
  • Peel Green
  • Pendlebury
  • Pendleton
  • Salford Quays
  • Seedley
  • Swinton
  • Walkden
  • Wardley
  • Weaste
  • Winton
  • Worsley

For comprehensive information on asbestos surveys, including types of surveys, guidance, and legislation, you can refer to various resources provided by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK and other informative sites.

  1. HSE’s Asbestos Survey Guide: This is a detailed guide aimed at those conducting asbestos surveys and those responsible for managing asbestos in non-domestic premises. It covers aspects like survey planning, execution, reporting, and using the survey information. The guide is essential for ensuring competence and quality assurance in asbestos surveys. You can find it here: Asbestos: The survey guide.
  2. Legislation and Safety Guidelines: The HSE website provides information on relevant legislation for asbestos safety. This includes the Control of Asbestos Regulations, which detail legal duties and how to comply with them. Other regulations covered are the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH), the Health and Safety at Work Act, and the Construction Design and Management Regulations. For detailed information, visit the HSE’s Introduction to asbestos safety page.
  3. Types of Asbestos Surveys: There are mainly two types of asbestos surveys: Management Asbestos Survey and Refurbishment and Demolition Asbestos Survey. The former is generally for managing asbestos in buildings, often involving minimal sampling and minor intrusive work. The latter is required before any major refurbishment or demolition work and involves more detailed and intrusive inspection. For more details on when each type of survey is required, visit HASpod’s article on the two types of asbestos survey.
  4. Selecting a Competent Surveyor: It’s important to use accredited asbestos surveying organizations for conducting surveys. The UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) is recognized for accrediting asbestos inspection bodies in Great Britain. For guidance on selecting a competent surveyor, refer to the HSE’s guide mentioned above.
  5. International Legislation: Asbestos is also regulated under international law, such as the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal. For a broader understanding of international regulations, Wikipedia provides an overview of asbestos laws across various countries. Check out the section on Asbestos and the law on Wikipedia.

🔗 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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