This section gives background information on the nature and different types of asbestos, the health risks arising and the regulatory framework. It also provides practical guidance on matters arising for surveyors, including the identification of the types of asbestos, sampling asbestos, asbestos surveys and management plans. Common mistakes in relation to asbestos are described along with advice to help avoid them.
RICS standards and guidance: Asbestos and its implications for surveyors and their clients
RICS standards and guidance: Building surveys and technical due diligence of commercial property
RICS standards and guidance: Building Surveys of Residential Property