ASBESTOS SAMPLING REPORT. Urban Design. Louisa Ryland House Sampling to Ceiling in Room Newhall Street Birmingham B3 3PL

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1 ASBESTOS SAMPLING REPORT Urban Design Louisa Ryland House Sampling to Ceiling in Room Newhall Street Birmingham B PL TECHNICAL REPORT: 09H/ Phoenix House Valepits Road Garretts Green Birmingham B 0TD Telephone: Facsimile: Web site Page 1 of 9

2 CONTENTS PAGE 1. INTRODUCTION.... SITE DESCRIPTION.... RISK MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT RESULTS SUMMARY COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS SUMMARY BULK REPORT SHEETS... 9 Page of 9

3 TECHNICAL REPORT Our Ref: BRW/KM/VN 09 September 009 Urban Design 1 Lancaster Circus Queensway Birmingham B4 7DG For the attention of Mr Dave Brazier 1. INTRODUCTION Sampling for asbestos containing materials was carried out at Louisa Ryland House, Sampling to Ceiling in Room 01, 44 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B PL, and which commenced on 08 September 009, at the request of Mr Dave Brazier on behalf of Urban Design. The scope of the works was to sample the suspect asbestos containing materials in the locations requested. The purpose of this sampling was to determine whether asbestos containing materials are present at these specific locations and, if they were, whether they posed a health and safety risk to persons entering those areas. The sampling was carried out by Mr K. McNamee of Birmingham City Laboratories. The sampling method used was BCL Technical Procedure BC4. Birmingham City Laboratories are UKAS accredited for asbestos bulk sampling, asbestos bulk analysis, asbestos air sampling and asbestos fibre counting; accreditation number 076N.. SITE DESCRIPTION Sample to area as instructed by on site Mitie engineer. The room number 01 refers to the number on the door, the number of the room on the Asset Management Plans is 9a. Page of 9

4 . RISK MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT The risk associated with the material at each location was assessed at the time of the survey and subsequently categorised. The risk category is a combination of a material assessment and a priority assessment. Material Assessment Sample Variable Score Examples of scores Product type 1 Asbestos reinforced composites (plastics, resins, mastics, roofing felts, vinyl floor tiles, textured coatings or asbestos cement). Condition 0 1 Surface Treatment 0 1 Asbestos type 1 Asbestos insulating board, mill board, other low density insulating boards, asbestos textiles, gaskets, ropes and woven textiles, asbestos paper and felt. Thermal insulation (e.g. pipe and boiler lagging), sprayed asbestos, loose asbestos, asbestos mattresses and packing. Good condition: no visible damage. Low damage: a few scratches or surface marks; broken edges on boards, tiles etc. Medium damage: significant breakage of materials or several small areas where material has been damaged revealing loose asbestos fibres. High damage or delamination of materials, sprays or thermal insulation: visible asbestos debris Composite materials containing asbestos: reinforced plastics, resins, vinyl tiles, painted or encapsulated asbestos cement. Enclosed sprays and lagging, asbestos insulating board (with exposed face painted or encapsulated), unsealed asbestos cement, etc. Unsealed asbestos insulating board, or encapsulated lagging and sprays. Unsealed lagging and sprays Chrysotile Amphibole asbestos, i.e. amosite, excluding crocidolite Crocidolite Source: MDHS 100; Surveying, Sampling and Assessment of Asbestos-Containing Materials Page 4 of 9

5 Priority Assessment: Likelihood of disturbance. Sample Variable Score Examples of scores Location 0 Outdoors 1 Accessibility 0 1 Extent/amount 0 1 Large rooms or well-ventilated areas Rooms up to 100m Confined spaces Usually inaccessible or unlikely to be disturbed. Occasionally likely to be disturbed. Easily disturbed Routinely disturbed Small amounts or items (e.g. strings, gaskets) <10m or 10m pipe run. >10 - <50m or >10m - <50m pipe run >50m or >50m pipe run A full Priority Assessment does include Normal occupant activity, Human exposure potential and Maintenance activity assessments. These parameters were not assessed during the survey, as they require detailed and specialised knowledge of the use of the building and all activities that take place therein, including repair and maintenance and cleaning practices. Page 5 of 9

6 Risk Category The Risk Management Assessment is the sum of the Material Assessment and the Priority Assessment, Likelihood of disturbance. The parameters Normal occupant activity, Human exposure potential and Maintenance activity are excluded from the risk assessment. If these parameters are assessed this risk categorization is not valid. The risks are categorised as follows: Risk Category Risk Score Range Comments and Recommendations A High 16+ It is very likely that crumbly loose asbestos may be disturbed releasing a significant quantity of fibres. Plans for urgent remedial work, including possible removal, are required and access to the area should be limited to adequately trained personnel. B Medium Fibres may be released if the material is further damaged or disturbed. A programme of remedial work (which may include removal) should be planned. Until then some emergency repairs may be required. C Low 7-10 Little likelihood of fibres being released under normal conditions, either because of the location of the materials or because the type of material present will only release very low levels of fibres. D Very Low 6 or less Immediate work is not needed and any removal can be planned within a suitable time-scale. The material should be inspected and assessed at suitable intervals (at least annually). Little likelihood that fibres will be released. The material will only need removal if serious damage or deterioration is detected in the future. E No Asbestos Detected The material should be inspected and assessed at suitable intervals (at least annually). 0 No Asbestos Detected. Risk Categories and subsequent recommendations in this report are based on the actual parameters assessed and may change when the Normal occupant activity, Human exposure potential and Maintenance activity parameters are taken into account. Page 6 of 9

7 4. RESULTS SUMMARY Only locations where asbestos containing materials were found are included in the summary. 4.1 Summary by Location N/A 4. Summary By Risk Category N/A Page 7 of 9

8 5. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS SUMMARY The material sampled was found not to contain asbestos fibres. It is recommended that Normal occupant activity, Human exposure potential and Maintenance activity assessments are conducted. These should be combined with this report to form the basis of an asbestos management programme. All work with asbestos materials should be carried out in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 006, Approved Codes of Practice and guidance issued by the Health and Safety Executive. Air sampling associated with removal works, should be carried out by a UKAS accredited laboratory. It is preferable for the client to employ the laboratory directly so the laboratory remains independent of the asbestos removal contractor, acting in the clients best interest. This report should not be reproduced except in full without the approval of Mr Dave Brazier of Urban Design and Birmingham City Laboratories. On behalf of: BIRMINGHAM CITY LABORATORIES K. McNamee Scientific Officer Samples Analysed by: A. Bury Senior Scientific Officer Authorised by : B R Wells ABIOH. CCP. MInstLM. BSc PRINCIPAL SCIENTIFIC OFFICER Page 8 of 9

9 TECHNICAL REPORT: 09H/56 6. BULK REPORT SHEETS Louisa Ryland House Sampling to Ceiling in Room Newhall Street Birmingham B PL Phoenix House Valepits Road Garretts Green Birmingham B 0TD Telephone: Facsimile: Web site Page 9 of 9

10 Client: Urban Design Job No: 09H/56 Location Address: Louisa Ryland House, Sampling to Ceiling in Room 01, 44 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B PL Sampled By: K. MCNAMEE Building: Main Survey Date: 08/09/009 Floor/Room: 9a - Office Material: Other Position: Lower ceiling in centre of area Sub-Type: Plaster Sample Taken: Yes Analysis: Hazard Not Detected Reference Number: 09H/56/001 Asbestos Not Detected. Non Asbestos Fibres Present. Analyst: A. Bury Date Analysed: 08/09/009 Overall Assessment: Category: E Risk: No Asbestos Present Comments: Plasterboard. Page 1 of 1

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