Asbestos FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Asbestos

The following page contains the most frequently asked questions about asbestos and asbestos surveys. If you cannot find what you are looking for try our ‘about asbestos‘ section of the website, or ‘contact us‘ with your question and we will be happy to help.

Additional to this if you are looking for information and guidance, the following link will take you to out Health & Safety Executive Free Guidance and Information Page. Here you will find helpful asbestos essentials guides which may be useful:

What is asbestos?
I only rent the property, so who is responsible for managing the asbestos?
How likely is it that I will have asbestos containing materials within my building?
Can we locate asbestos within our buildings ourselves?
Do plans of my premises need to be available for a survey?
Can surveys be carried out outside of normal business hours?
What happens during a survey?
Do I need to remove the asbestos that the survey identifies?
What is the Government tax incentive?
Which Occupations have the highest risk of exposure to asbestos?
What does the Duty Holder have to do to comply with the new legislation?
Who needs to know where Asbestos is?
Do I need to have training to manage my asbestos?
Is there a safe level of exposure to asbestos below which there is no risk?