At EHO Consulting, we provide Asbestos & Hazardous Materials services assessing and monitoring.
Asbestos & Hazardous Materials
How can EHO Consulting help with Asbestos or Hazardous Materials?
Asbestos was once used in Australia in more than 3,000 different products including fibro, flue pipes, drains, roofs, gutters, brakes, clutches and gaskets. Asbestos becomes a health risk when its fibres are released into the air and breathed in. Breathing in asbestos fibres can cause asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma.
EHO Consulting offers a range of asbestos inspection, asbestos testing, asbestos building survey, asbestos awareness training (NSW), for commercial and private clients.
Under WHS Regulations the only way to confirm the presence or absence of asbestos within a material is for a sample of the material to be analysed by an accredited/approved laboratory.
Asbestos registers and management plans
The asbestos register is a document that lists all identified – or assumed – asbestos in a workplace.
The person with management or control of a workplace must ensure an asbestos register is prepared and kept at the workplace.
An asbestos register is not required for a workplace if:
- the workplace was a building that was constructed after 31 December 2003, and
- no asbestos has been identified in the workplace, and
- no asbestos is likely to be present at the workplace from time to time.
Asbestos & Hazardous Materials Services
EHO Consulting is a member of Asbestos and Hazardous Material Removal Contractors Association (ARCA). Whilst EHO does not remove asbestos directly, we are able to manage the process and to allow clients to choose from a range of well tested and trusted licensed asbestos removal contractors.
Asbestos Air Monitoring
Asbestos air monitoring is required to be undertaken for removal of friable asbestos and is recommended for removal of non-friable asbestos.
At EHO Consulting we can offer our clients laboratory services for identification of asbestos in bulk materials and soil.
Our surveying methodology closely follows HSG 264 as identified within in-house procedure SOP Hazardous Materials Inspections.
Our experienced surveyors and consultants can assist property managers with implementing risk management and hazardous management plans in relation to their facilities hazardous materials register to reduce chances of exposure to hazardous substances by building users.
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Our laboratory has been accredited following demonstration of its technical competence to operate in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025
EHO Consulting has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems
EHO Consulting has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health And Safety Management System
We specialise in the following areas
EHO Consulting Environmental Services staff have over 35 years’ experience in successfully completing NSW EPA and Commonwealth Government investigations. These include:
- Compliant investigations
- Reporting of soil, surface and groundwater conditions for contaminated sites
- Sampling and classification of waste materials
- Preparation of assessment reports
- Environmental management and remedial action plans
Our clients extend across resource, heavy industry, commercial and residential sectors. At EHO Consulting we pride ourselves on an ‘end-point’ focused approach to all our environmental projects.
Occupational Hygienists specialise in recognition of health risk, evaluate, control and prevent hazards at work causing health defects. EHO Consulting have over 23 years of experience in providing specialised occupational hygiene advice. Our experienced hygienists can tailor a personalized solution, whilst delivering exceptional value for your business.
Certain materials such as asbestos, synthetic mineral fibres, lead paint, PCBs and Ozone Depleting Substances have historically been used in building construction. These materials are known to be hazardous to health and pose an environmental contamination risk. EHO Consulting’s Hazardous Materials Consultants and Licensed Asbestos Assessors are trained and experienced in providing audits / surveys, atmospheric monitoring, awareness training and risk assessments to mitigate and manage risk of exposure present to workers and organisations.