Asbestos monitoring

Surveying, sampling and analysis of asbestos

We can carry out survey, sampling and analysis of asbestos containing materials. We can also undertake air tests to ensure harmful fibre levels are not present. All work is carried out in accordance with Health and Safety guidlines and is accredited to national standards.

Email us for a free, no-obligation quote, giving your name, contact details and a brief description of your requirements

scientific.services@edinburgh.gov.uk.

Sampling

We design and carry out sampling programmes to identify the presence and type of asbestos.

Surveys

We carry out asbestos surveys of buildings to locate and identify the presence of asbestos in accordance with the requirements of HSG264. 

We produce reports of asbestos containing materials , stating the type and condition, for building asbestos registers.

Analysis

We analyse bulk materials to identify the presence and type of asbestos. We are able to deal with all types of asbestos materials.

We carry out air tests to measure the amount of fibres present in the air. Fibre levels are compared to control standards.

All work is carried out in accordance with the requirements of HSG248.

Accreditation

We hold UKAS accreditation for testing (Laboratory No 1005) and Inspection (Inspection body 218).  

Our scope of accredited activities includes sampling of asbestos, identification of asbestos in bulk materials, airborne asbestos fibre monitoring and the survey of buildings for asbestos containing materials.

All work is carried out to standards required by the Health and Safety Executive and in accordance with ISO 17020 and ISO 17025 requirements. 

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