Asbestos clearance for demolition, it is important to know that most cities will require you to have an asbestos clearance, which is done throughout an asbestos inspection and/or survey. What is it? An asbestos survey or an inspection prior to demolition is the visit of a qualified building inspector that only does asbestos. So in this case we’ll be an asbestos building inspector. It’s very different than your usual home inspector, or your termite inspector, it’s similar to an external consultant doing some sort of a specialized inspection, like a structural engineer, it’s very similar to an instructional engineer inspection.
Whenever the asbestos building inspector goes into the property, they take multiple samples of materials based on experience and education look suspicious for containing asbestos, and then these materials are then analyzed in a laboratory by qualified scientists to find out whether or not there is asbestos on them, and more important what percentage of asbestos it’s on these materials.
Materials that have over 1% asbestos are regulated, and they can now be removed by unqualified contractors, or no licensed contractors. And they cannot be disposed of as regular trash or debris, they have to be disposed of as hazardous materials, and they pose a big threat to the people that are inhabitant or living inside, or working inside the area that this asbestos is going to be removed from.
Asbestos clearance must be done by trained, certified contractors. All sampling, inspection, asbestos removal, encapsulation, or abatement work regarding Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) must be performed by licensed personnel in strict compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations. Proper protective measures need to be taken in order to ensure the safety the people who will be breathing the air in the affected area. Asbestos Removal PRO offers our clients services that meet the requirements of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources regulations.