Helpful guidance published on the HSE website identifies where asbestos might be found in an industrial property:

 

industrial asbestosInside:

  1. Sprayed Coatings on ceiling, walls, beams and columns
  2. Asbestos cement water tank
  3. Loose fill insulation
  4. Lagging fill insulation
  5. Lagging on boilers and pipe
  6. AIB ceiling tiles
  7. Toilet seat & cistern
  8. AIB partition walls
  9. Asbestos rope seals, gaskets and paper
  10. Vinyl floor tiles
  11. AIB around boilers
  12. Textiles eg. fire blankets
  13. Textured decorative coatings on wall and ceilings eg. artex

Outside:

  1. Asbestos cement roof
  2. Asbestos cement panels
  3. Asbestos cement gutters and downpipe
  4. Soffits – AIB or asbestos cement
  5. Asbestos cement flue