UKATA Working with Asbestos
Asbestos roofs and Asbestos Garage Roofs Removal and Disposal
Asbestos roofs and Asbestos in general is only dangerous if you can breathe in, or ingest, the fibres (dust). Solid asbestos roofing material is very low risk. It becomes high risk if it is damaged or the surface deteriorates so that fibres are released either by material falling off or people brushing against it. It’s not usually until something goes wrong that you worry about your asbestos roofing, however as soon as there is a fault and fibres are exposed, you may find yourself in a dangerous situation with your asbestos roof which needs immediate attention to rectify it.
Our roofing technicians are trained to UKATA standards
UKATA sets standards in asbestos training and ensures that its members meet those standards and UKATA registered training is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work have been provided with asbestos awareness training. If they will intentionally work on asbestos they must have had appropriate training specific to the tasks they will undertake. for any person whose job may potentially expose them to the risk of asbestos. This could literally be anyone whose work is likely to disturb the fabric of a building or structure even superficially.
Why Choose B&C Roofing for your Non Licensed Asbestos Removal
Unfortunately, the accountability lies solely with the business occupier, even if the building isn’t owned by the business, and you are simply managing it or renting it, it is your responsibility to make sure that work to your asbestos complies with HSE regulations. A company who failed to employ a roofing company qualified to work with Asbestos Roofing resulted in the following. “A company in Carmarthenshire has been fined £25,000 after being found guilty of failing to protect its employees from asbestos. Corgi Hosiery Ltd, which makes socks for Prince Charles, hired unqualified contractors to carry out work on the roof of its Ammanford factory.”
Call to arrange a free detailed Non Licensed Asbestos Removal survey, we will then be able to advise on your most cost effective options & offer a competitive quotation.