Asbestos can be found in any industrial or residential building built or refurbished before the year 2000. It is in many of the common materials used in the building trade that you may come across during your work.


A. Asbestos cement Water tank 

B. Pipe lagging

C. Loose fill insulation 

D. Textured decorative coating eg artex 

E. AIB ceiling tiles 

F. AIB bath panel 

G. Toilet seat and cistern

H. AIB behind fuse box 

I. AIB airing cupboard and/or sprayed insulationcoating boiler 

J. AIB partition wall

K. AIB interior window panel   

L. AIB around boiler 

M. Vinyl floor tiles

N. AIB behind fire 


O. Gutters andAsbestos cement downpipes 

P. Soffits – AIB or asbestos cement

Q. AIB exterior window panel 

R. Asbestos cement roof 

S. Asbestos cement panels 

T. Roofing felt

AIB = Asbestos Insulating Board