the visit should be abandoned immediately. Do not poke at insulation to see if it asbestos it is difficult to differentiate between asbestos and other
less harmful mineral fibres and disturbance will only disperse the fibres into the air. Rock wool fibre is often used for loft insulation this is usually a muddy brown colour rather than silvery white. Fibreglass is often pink. Woodwork In many roof voids this is fairly rough and there maybe nails sticking out of the trusses, joists or sarking. A hardhat, strong shoes and gloves will avoid the possibility of minor injuries. Sometimes loose bricks or stonework maybe encountered, especially around chimneys. Avoid dislodging anything.