Asbestos Services

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Asbestos Services

As the duty holder of a building, you are legally required to locate and manage asbestos in a building or premise for which you are responsible. It is now illegal to use asbestos when constructing or refurbishing a building, although in the past asbestos containing products were commonly used.  Being exposed to asbestos fibres can lead to asbestos-related diseases, such as lung cancer.​

asbestos inspectionOur UKAS accredited Asbestos Analytical Service has over 25 years’ experience in providing public and private clients a comprehensive and safe service. We are Birmingham City Council’s consultants for asbestos management and have significant experience in managing their public buildings including offices, libraries, leisure facilities, schools and domestic properties.

BCL’s highly trained team can help you manage asbestos by:

  • Surveying your building to determine if asbestos is present. Management, refurbishment, demolition and sampling surveys can be organised depending on your specific building requirements.
  • Sampling asbestos fibres in the air for reassurance purposes or undertaking 4-stage clearance certification when asbestos is subject to licenced removal.
  • Identifying if a material contains asbestos and the type of asbestos present. There are three main types of asbestos: chrysotile, amosite and crocidolite; which are usually called white, brown and blue asbestos.asbestos inspection
  • Providing you with a detailed and UKAS compliant survey report outlining information on the location and condition of any asbestos materials found, with recommendations on how to manage or remove the asbestos containing materials.
  • Assessing the risk from the type of asbestos found and advising you on how best to manage it. If required, we can project manage the safe removal of asbestos from your building using an approved licenced removal contractor.

Contact an Expert:
Please contact Nicky Simcox or Simon Wills for further information on our asbestos services.

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