An intrusive, accurate survey to
provide information on the location, amount and
condition of asbestos-containing materials (ACM).
An R&D survey will help identify all the ACM to be removed before refurbishment work or demolition.
An R&D survey is a legal requirement on any building where refurbishment or demolition works are to be carried out in order to identify asbestos before work starts (Regulation 5 Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012).
A survey to provide information
on the location, amount and condition of ACM in the
building, in order for an asbestos register to be
The register can then be used by the building owner to adequately manage ACM in the building in accordance with Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (the Duty to Manage).
to manage asbestos is directed at those who manage
non-domestic premises: the people with responsibility for
protecting others who work in such premises, or use them in
other ways, from the risks to ill health that exposure to
The dutyholder is the owner of the non-domestic premises or the person or organisation that has clear responsibility for the maintenance or repair of non-domestic premises, for example through an explicit agreement such as a tenancy agreement or contract.