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Selecting a competent surveyor

Accreditation or certification provides clients with an assurance of a surveyor's competence.

Competent surveyors:

  1. Have survey knowledge, and know the risks in surveying
  2. Have training and experience, and recognise their limitations
  3. Use an effective quality management system
  4. Showould be able to demonstrate independence, impartiality and integrity
  5. Do their work in accordance with good practice guidance, eg as in HSG264

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service, UKAS accredits surveying inspection bodies. The UKAS website helps you to find a surveyor.

Accreditation and good performance in a quality assurance scheme provides an assurance of a laboratory's competence in asbestos analysis.

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service, UKAS accredits laboratories. The UKAS website helps you to find an asbestos testing laboratory.

Updated 2020-01-16