In 2015, a Glasgow building company was carrying out refurbishment works in a flat when an employee used a powered saw to cut through a kitchen cupboard door, accidentally releasing asbestos containing materials (ACM’s). He was unaware the kitchen cupboard door contained asbestos, and subsequently disturbed the asbestos fibres.

Though an asbestos refurbishment survey was carried out however, the company failed to realise that the door had not been surveyed.

The company was fined £4,000.

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Asbestos Surveying

We can either help you to complete your own asbestos management survey or we can carry out a management/refurb/demolition survey for you.

Management Survey

Required for the occupation and use of a premises with Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs)
  • Property asbestos registers
  • Full survey identifying areas for concern
  • Carried out by duty manager or trained operatives
  • Detailed report for each survey
  • Non-invasive survey where possible

Refurbishment/Demolition Survey

Required for any premises with Asbestos Containing Material which is undergoing renovation or demolition
  • Property asbestos registers
  • Full survey identifying areas for concern
  • Carried out by trained operatives
  • Detailed report for each survey
  • Involves an invasive survey