At EHO Consulting, we provide Asbestos & Hazardous Materials services assessing and monitoring.
What Asbestos surveys can EHO Consulting provide?
EHO Consulting provides Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) surveying services.
Our surveying methodology closely follows HSG 264 as identified within in-house procedure SOP Hazardous Materials Inspections.
Samples are taken form materials suspected of containing asbestos and analysed by Polarised light microscopy by a NATA accredited laboratory to Australian Standards AS 4964.
EHO Consulting has trained and accredited asbestos inspector / surveyors, accredited to BOHS P402 – Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings
Asbestos Management Surveys
(Sampling, intrusive but not destructive Surveys)
A management survey is the standard survey. Its purpose is to locate, as far as reasonably practicable, the presence and extent of any suspect ACMs in the building which could be damaged or disturbed during normal occupancy, including foreseeable maintenance and installation, and to assess their condition.
Demolition and Refurbishment Surveys
Full access sampling and identification asbestos and hazmat inspections (pre-demolition/major refurbishment asbestos inspections)
A refurbishment and demolition survey is needed before any refurbishment or demolition work is carried out.
This type of survey is used to locate and describe, as far as reasonably practicable, all ACMs in the area where the refurbishment work will take place or in the whole building if demolition is planned. The survey will be fully intrusive and involve destructive inspection, as necessary, to gain access to all areas, including those that may be difficult to reach.
A refurbishment and demolition survey may also be required in other circumstances, eg when more intrusive maintenance and repair work will be carried out or for plant removal or dismantling.
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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.