What happens if asbestos is found during an inspection?

If asbestos is found during an inspection, the inspector will provide recommendations for how to manage or remove the asbestos-containing materials. Depending on the extent and condition of the asbestos, removal may be necessary to protect the health of building occupants.

How is asbestos inspection done?

Asbestos inspection typically involves a visual inspection of the building and sampling of suspect materials. A certified asbestos inspector will take samples of materials that are likely to contain asbestos and send them to a laboratory for testing. The laboratory will then report back to the inspector with the results.

What is asbestos inspection, and why do I need it?

Asbestos inspection is the process of identifying the presence and condition of asbestos-containing materials in a building. You may need an asbestos inspection if you are planning to renovate or demolish a building, or if you suspect that asbestos may be present due to the age and condition of the building.

What is asbestos, and why is it dangerous?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was widely used in building materials until the 1980s. When asbestos fibers are inhaled, they can become lodged in the lungs and cause a range of health problems, including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis.

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