Why do we need an Asbestos Survey?

To protect any person, especially workmen, from accidentally exposing themselves and others to asbestos fibres.There are many documented instances of builders, plumbers and electricians drilling through innocuous panels, or cutting into pipe insulation, only to discover later that a potentially lethal mistake has been made.To comply with current legislation and avoid prosecution. The new ‘Duty to Manage’ (Regulation 4) in the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) NI2007, is specifically designed to tighten up the law to reduce the risk from asbestos materials present in buildings.