Asbestos Surveys, Management & Samples
The duty to manage asbestos is a legal requirement under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (Regulation 4) applies to the owners and occupiers of commercial premises who have the responsibility for maintenance and repair activities.
In addition to these responsibilities, they also have a duty to assess the presence and condition of any asbestos-containing materials (ACM’s). If an ACM is present, or is presumed to be present, then it must be managed appropriately. The duty also applies to the shared parts of some domestic premises. A Management Survey aims to ensure that nobody is harmed by the continuing presence of ACM’s in the premises or equipment, that the ACM’s remain in good condition and that nobody disturbs it accidentally.
The purpose of a management survey is to ascertain if the site has ACM’s and if so how they will be managed during the normal occupation and use of premises. There is currently no legal requirement to remove asbestos if it is maintained and kept in good condition.
A Management Survey aims to ensure that:
- Nobody is harmed by the continuing presence of ACM in the premises or equipment.
- That the ACM remain in good condition.
- Nobody disturbs it accidentally.
- The survey may locate ACM that could be damaged or disturbed by normal activities, by foreseeable maintenance, or by installing new equipment.
- The report process may involve minor intrusion and minor asbestos disturbance.
How much does an Asbestos Survey cost?
This all depends on the size of the premise and how many samples need to be taken. Prices start at £319.00 inclusive of 4 samples and £85.00 per additional sample taken but if you would like any more information, why not contact us or call 0151 448 7940.
We are also able to hold your survey and when necessary issue you a reminder that your next management survey is due, with plenty of time to schedule into your busy calendar.