Find - You must check if materials containing asbestos are present
Condition - You must check what condition the material is in
Presume - You must assume the material contains asbestos unless you have strong evidence that it does not
Identify - If you are planning to have maintenance or refurbishment of the equipment carried out or the material is in poor condition, you may wish to arrange for the material to be sampled and identified by a specialist
Record - Record the location and condition of the material on a plan or drawing
Assess - You must decide if the condition or the location means the material is likely to be disturbed
Plan - Prepare and implement a plan to manage these risks
R&B Power Engineering Ltd, a major manufacturer of both AC and DC Switchgear, offer a comprehensive
world wide service for
the maintenance of switchgear, circuit breakers and all ancillary equipment such as
voltage transformers and earth switches.
Prior to 1984 most air circuit breakers contained substantial components manufactured with cementite asbestos
(50% Crysolite(with asbestos) and 50% cement).
As a result of changes in legislation on regarding the acceptability of asbestos in the environment, R&B Switchgear have
service which provides for removal, safe disposal and replacement of cementite asbestos from items of