As the UK’s market-leading supplier of asbestos testing, inspection and consultancy services, our experienced and trusted Asbestos Consultants conduct Asbestos Exposure Assessments throughout a wide range of sites and scenarios with the aim of providing an impartial Asbestos Exposure Report.
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What is an Asbestos Exposure Assessment?
An Asbestos Exposure Assessment will include a combination of theoretical reporting based on previous research and our catalogue of previous exposure assessments.
Additionally, physical inspection and testing methods can be utilised to assess the environment under investigation and allowing for reasonable conclusions.
Why do I need an Asbestos Exposure Assessment?
Uncontrolled asbestos exposure is often a result of asbestos management failings and should be investigated fully in order to assess how or why the incident happened and how the people involved were affected. Questions, such as:
‘Is the identification of asbestos containing debris a major concern?’
‘Have employees been exposed, and if so, to significant or dangerous levels?’
‘How do we explain to those affected?’
The fact that the relationship between disturbance of an asbestos containing material or debris containing asbestos to an absolute airborne fibre exposure is circumstantial and the exact exposure could only ever be known at the time of disturbance, meaning that when carrying out exposure assessments our Asbestos Consultants consider the unique circumstances surrounding both the site, the use of the environment and context of the scenario.
What are my responsibilities?
If you are the duty holder, you are required to manage your asbestos risks in line with the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) 2012.
As Lucion Environmental, the market leader in UKAS accredited asbestos testing, inspection and consultancy, our team of Asbestos Management Consultants can review and conduct comprehensive Asbestos Exposure Assessments ensuring that it is a bespoke exercise tailored to the specific factors involved in each scenario.Download a printable PDF of this page