anyone who uses your premises, i.e staff, maintenance
workers & site contractors.
to work on or disturb it.
WHERE IS ASBESTOS
FOUND IN BUILDINGS?
sprayed asbestos and asbestos loose packing
- generally used as fire breaks in ceiling voids
moulded or preformed lagging - generally
used in thermal insulation of pipes and boilers
sprayed asbestos - generally used as fire
protection in ducts, firebreaks, panels, partitions,
soffit boards, ceiling panels and around structural
insulating boards used for fire protection,
thermal insulation, partitioning and ducts
some ceiling tiles
mill board, paper and paper products used
for insulation of electrical equipment
asbestos cement products, which can be fully
or semi compressed into flat or corrugated
sheets. Corrugated sheets are largely used as
roofing and wall cladding. Other asbestos
cement products include gutters, rainwater,
pipes and water tanks
certain textured coatings
bitumen roofing material
vinyl or thermoplastic floor tiles
is very easy to ASSUME a material contains Asbestos.
The only way to KNOW if it
contains Asbestos is to have it sampled and analysed
in an appropriate laboratory.