At EHO Consulting, we provide Asbestos & Hazardous Materials services assessing and monitoring.
Asbestos identification services at EHO Consulting
At EHO Consulting we can offer our clients laboratory services for identification of asbestos in bulk materials and soil.
- Identification of asbestos in bulk and soil to AS 4964-2004 Method for the qualitative
- National Environment Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) 2013, %w/w detection of asbestos in soil.
- Airborne asbestos fibre count
EHO Consulting can provide same day asbestos analysis within Sydney and 48hr analysis nationally. Our NATA accredited laboratory uses a stereo microscope to isolate fibres from submitted samples and the selected asbestos fibres are viewed under a polarised light microscope (PLM) to identify the type of asbestos fibre in accordance with Australian Standard AS4964 – Method for the qualitative identification of asbestos in bulk samples. The legislation requires that asbestos fibre identification is carried out in accordance with this method.
EHO Consulting can also offer on site sample collection where you will have access to an experienced consultant who would undertake sampling in accordance with our inhouse safety measures to remove a risk of exposure to others during and after the sampling process. All our consultants are trained in sampling of asbestos materials in accordance with The Safe Work Australia Code of Practice – How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace and the Health & Safety Executive latest publication HSG 264 – Asbestos: The Survey Guide describe the correct procedures for sampling various types of asbestos containing materials including friable and non-friable asbestos.
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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 and
- Preparation of assessment reports
- Environmental management and remedial action plans
Our clients extend across resource, heavy industry, commercial and residential sectors. EHO Consulting pride ourselves on an ‘end-point’ focussed 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 21 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.