Safety Surveys

Asbestos Survey Hitchin

Safety Surveys is a trusted provider of asbestos surveys, sampling and testing in Hitchin. Typically we working with home-buyers, landlords, building managers and on construction projects. For reliable asbestos consultancy,
call 01582 966 700.

Speedy Site Attendance

Same day service often available

Quick Results

Typically within 2 working days

Fully Insured & Qualified

Surveyors qualified to P402 & P405

Do you require an asbestos survey in Hitchin? Safety Surveys offers local testing, sampling and surveys.

Safety Surveys provides local asbestos services, which means that our clients in Hitchin are guaranteed a prompt response. We won’t keep you waiting around for a survey response. In most cases we’re able to make your report available within 2 working days.

Where can Asbestos be found?

commercial asbestos surveys
  1. Fascia Boards
  2. Roof Tiles
  3. Water Tank
  4. Under Stair Soffit
  5. Loose Fill Insulation
  6. Door Panel
  7. Down Pipe
  8. Toilet Cistern & Seat
  9. Textured ‘Artex’ Type Coating
  10. Roof Sheets
  11. Boiler
  12. Insulation Board Panels
  13. Vinyl floor tiles
  14. Acoustic Sink Pad
  15. Pipe Boxing
  16. Damp Proof Course
  17. Insulation Board Panel
  18. Flue Pipe
  19. Soffit Boards
  20. Window Putty
  21. Infill Panel
  22. Pipework & Pipe Insulation
  23. Bath Panel
  24. Soffit Board
  25. Guttering
  26. Roofing Felt
  1. Water Tank
  2. Door Panel
  3. Pipe Insulation
  4. Boiler insulation
  5. Toilet seat
  6. Insulating Wall Panel
  7. Toilet cistern
  8. Insulating Board Panel
  9. Roof Sheets
  10. Infill Panel
  11. Cement downpipe
  12. Fuse guards
  13. Vinyl Floor Tiles
  14. Flue Pipe
  15. Roof Under Cloak
  16. Loose fill insulation
  17. Space Heater
  18. Pipe Boxing
  19. Damp proof course
  20. Roofing felt
  21. Soffit Boards
  22. ‘Artex’ Type Coating
  23. Profile Sheeting
  24. Sprayed Insulation

Why choose Safety Surveys for Hitchin asbestos services?

Need an asbestos survey fast? Our local asbestos surveyors are available at short notice and can be on your premises or site within hours. Our reputation is built on the excellent customer service we offer, so we won’t use incomprehensible jargon, we’ll schedule to your timetable, and our prices remain highly competitive.

Prompt Response

We use asbestos surveyors who are local to the Hitchin area, so they can be with you promptly. In 99% of cases we can have someone on site within hours of a client contacting us. Once your survey is complete, you can expect to receive your detailed asbestos report within two working days.

Competitive Prices

Safety Surveys keeps its prices competitive because we use local asbestos surveyors. Rather than spending on time and travel expenses, we pass on savings to our Hitchin customers directly. We can beat any like-for-like local quote on asbestos surveys or sampling.

Experienced Professionals

We use qualified and experienced asbestos professionals. In order to work with Safety Surveys, a BOHS P402 certification is a minimum requirement, as well as a number of years in UKAS accredited lab environments. All our asbestos services adhere to HSE regulations, HSG264.

‘Can Do’ Approach

We approach our work in a friendly, inclusive and proactive manner because we want as many people as possible to utilise asbestos services. We don’t expect our customers to know about the law – that’s our job. We offer clear guidance, and we always ask for feedback once we’re done.

Asbestos Survey Hitchin

Asbestos causes 5,000 unnecessary deaths each year

The HSE report on deaths caused by asbestos inhalation at work makes for depressing reading. Many of the current cases are as a result of poor asbestos management in the workplace decades ago. The symptoms of asbestos-related diseases can take a long time to emerge, and once they do it’s often too late for effective treatment. Since 1999 asbestos has been banned for use in construction. We are still living with it in the fabric of older buildings, though.

Asbestos is beginning to be more clearly understood and managed in the UK. The majority of building managers and home-buyers know about the hazards of asbestos and work responsibly to minimise the risks surrounding it. Safety Surveys offers Hitchin residents, industries and businesses the opportunity to manage the threat of asbestos effectively in schools, homes and workplaces.

Asbestos Survey Hitchin

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WHAT WE DO

Types of Asbestos Surveys in Hitchin

Pre-Purchase Asbestos Survey

If you’re thinking of buying an older property in Hitchin (pre 2000), it’s a good idea to check whether asbestos containing materials (ACMs) were use to build it. A pre-purchase asbestos survey will give you peace-of-mind as to whether asbestos is present, is hazardous, and where it’s located.

A pre-purchase survey comprises a non-intrusive, visual inspection of the property carried out by a specialist surveyor. Once complete, you can expect your full report within 2 working days. Most ACMs are found to be inert, and therefore harmless. If you need to take any action, the report will clarify what you should do.

Asbestos Management Survey

If you own, or manage a workplace or public building located in an older building (pre 2000) you are required to have an asbestos management survey carried out by professional surveyors. This will check whether asbestos containing materials (ACMs) were used in the building of the structure. If it’s discovered that they were, they need to be risk-assessed and managed.

Most ACMs in older buildings are found to be inert (non-hazardous). It’s important to locate them, however, because if disturbed they could pose a risk. An asbestos management survey is a non-intrusive, visual assessment of your premises, carried out by specialist surveyors. If ACMs are found, their location is logged and recommendations for managing them are included in the report.

Asbestos Refurbishment and Demolition Survey

The scheduling of a pre-2000 building for refurbishment or demolition must, by law, include a refurbishment and demolition survey (R&D). This is to prevent the potential dispersal of asbestos fibres into the air where they may be inhaled.

The R&D survey involves a physical examination of the building and plant in order to ascertain whether asbestos is present in the structure. The results are normally available within two working days of survey completion.

Asbestos Sampling Survey

If you suspect the presence of asbestos in your Hitchin property, Safety Surveys will manage a sampling survey. The lab analysis and subsequent report will demonstrate conclusively whether or not asbestos is present.

It’s a simple process. All you have to do is to contact us and arrange a time for surveyors to collect a sample which they will remove safely. It is then sent of for analysis and the results should be with you within 2 working days of collection.

Get in touch if you require an Asbestos Survey in Hitchin

01582 966 700

Opening times: Mon-Fri 08:00 - 18:00

info@safety-surveys.co.uk

Email us any time, we usually reply within 24 hours.

Head Office

Unit 1, Station House, Midland Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 0HS

We cover all areas in and around Hitchin including:

Offley, Stevenage, Letchworth, Baldock, Graveley, Shefford, Barton-le-Clay, Luton, Knebworth and Stotfold

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