The legislative amendment that entered into force at the beginning of 2016 requires that prior to dismantling, it must be ensured that no extractable materials have asbestos. In practice, this means that, before being overhauled, all the buildings completed before 1995 must be made so-called asbestos mapping. According to the law, the person mapping the target area must have sufficient familiarity about asbestos, so if you know enough about the subject, in simple situations it is legitimate to take the sample independently. Remember, however, that you are also responsible for other employees, wastes, and security issues that you have hired. If there is any uncertainty or if the mapping is extensive, we strongly encourage you to contact our professionals.
Person in charge for the asbestos research is by Jere Manni (FM, material science) with AHA expert training (Rateko, April 2017). Asbestos research is carried out also by Markus Virtanen (physics) and Casimir Näsi (geology).
If asbestos is detected from the target, it must be removed as "asbestos-free" work, which is statutory. The work should only be performed by a certified asbestos-free professional. Asbestos-containing material IS NOT to be removed independently. Improper removal will pose a risk to all users of the room and possibly to the entire housing company. Typically, the surrounding space of the landing object is subdivided so that asbestos-containing air can not spread elsewhere during the demolition operation. Finally, the compartment is cleaned.
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Taking a sample
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