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Quality Issues

Asbestos Knowledge Base

Surveys need to be carried out by personnel competent to identify and deal with items of asbestos. Anyone undertaking surveys or sampling should;

  • Have appropriate training and experience
  • Be able to demonstrate independence impartiality and integrity
  • Have an adequate quality assurance procedure. Guidelines for such procedures are set out by the UKAS and BOHS

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All surveying organisations should have and implement policies for quality control and quality assurance. Quality checks including re-inspection and corrective action should be carried out on work in progress. All the procedures of the survey organisation should be quality assured by carrying out audits of completed surveys.