Asbestos is one of the most common materials that has been all along used in the construction of buildings in different parts of the world. To prevent various problems like shocks and electrocutions that might result due to naked wires, asbestos are very useful in the electrical and building insulation during the construction activities. The major reasons why asbestos containing materials are highly used during building constructions is so as to prevent electrical fires.
The asbestos surveys have therefore been very popular across the world as a way of finding all asbestos containing materials in the building. Asbestos surveys are also helpful in determining and recording the condition of the asbestos containing materials used in the building’s electrical insulation.
Asbestos surveys also greatly help to create the right plan for managing all the risks that might come up with the asbestos containing materials.
Asbestos surveys also help in providing guidance and advice to the people responsible with writing the right management plans As a way of having your building recognized by the local departments, building permits are necessary and one way of getting the permit is by first having the asbestos surveys completed. Asbestos surveys are very important when planning to either renovate, remodel or demolish a building so as to prevent various breathing and other health problems that may come due to inhaling of the asbestos fibre into the air.
It is crucial to understand some of the top types of asbestos surveys that are recommended to the owners of different residential and commercial buildings. Some of the top types of asbestos surveys that can be performed on your building are discussed below. The first type of asbestos surveys is the asbestos screening. During various repairs like renovations and remodels, there is a likelihood of contaminants from asbestos being released into the environment therefore causing a lot of health issues to the occupants and thus the reason why asbestos screening is very important. Asbestos screening does the analysis of different asbestos samples in areas with damaged buildings.
In case you have suspected any asbestos containing materials in your place, it is vital to have limited asbestos survey to collect their samples and do the right analysis. The other common type of asbestos survey is the path of construction which is also known as the pre-renovation asbestos survey. Another more comprehensive asbestos containing material assessment survey is the pre-demolition asbestos survey.