Asbestos removal and encapsulation
There are 3 different types of Asbestos Remediation, Non-Licenced Work, Notifiable Non Licenced Work (NNLW) and Licenced Work.
All non-licensed and notifiable non-licensed work with asbestos
must be carried out as detailed on the task sheets within the HSE
resource Asbestos Essentials. Those carrying out
the work must have had the correct level of information, instruction and training, to
protect themselves and others from the risks to health that
exposure to asbestos causes.
Licenced work must be carried out by a Licenced Asbestos Removal
Asbestos First has held an HSE Licence since 1988 and regularly
carries out all 3 types of work as detailed above.
We have extensive experience in Asbestos removal for both
private and commercial clients, from small homes to large
offices, hospitals schools and industrial estates.
Each contract is undertaken with the same
professionalism whether it is large, small, short term or long
Every contract is run by a fully qualified site supervisor and
overseen by the management team.
All asbestos removal operatives have face fit certificates,
medicals and are fully trained to the Asbestos Removal Contractors
Association (ARCA) standards with at least one operative per crew
being a qualified supervisor.
We have also achieved the Site Audit
Accreditation Scheme quality assurance award from ARCA every
year since its inception in 2003.
Air monitoring must be undertaken by an independent laboratory.
Each laboratory used must be UKAS accredited to carry out the
We have a full
carriers license, enabling us to transport small amounts of waste
to our fully licenced Asbestos waste transfer station, if a skip is