Ottawa asbestos testing AND TYPE 3 AIR CLEARANCE services
Whether you are planning a renovation project or a full scale demolition of a building, there are some regulated safety steps that must be taken, such as determining the presences of designated substances before any of the work can begin. Two of the main hazardous materials of concern area lead and asbestos.
In Ontario, asbestos related work is covered by Onario Regulation 278/05: Designated Substance - Asbestos on Construction Projects and in Building and Repair Operations. Based on this regulations, those looking to hire third party contractors for renovation projects are required to have documentation showing that no asbestos is present in materials to be disturbed or removed during the renovation project.
ASBESTOS TESTING AND CLEARANCE
- If your property was built prior to 1986, then it is likely that some of the building materials used during the construction of the building may contain asbestos. For this reason we highly recommend that if you are considering any type of renovation project, that you also consider testing materials to be disturbed or removed.
If you are a contractor that performs Type 3 asbestos abatement work, our certified and experienced team can conduct your clearance inspections, clearance air sampling, as well as provide you with the required documentation.
FREE ASBESTOS SAMPLE PICK-UP
- We are committed to providing services that meet your specific needs, therefore if you have already collected your own samples and would like to have them analysed, then all you have to do is call us to arrange a pick up time and location.
In Ontario a specific number of samples must be taken in order for the results to be valid. To determine how many samples should collect please refer to O. Reg. 278/05 or call us.
For details & pricing please call (613)366-5226.
- Employers are required to do everything that is reasonable and practical to protect workers from workplace hazards on renovation and construction sites; therefore, employers need to be aware of any possible presence of lead containing paints, coatings, and materials that may release lead containg dust when disturbed or removed.
In order to fulfill their health and safety duties, employers should have lead testing completed and should provide all related paperwork to employess prior to the commencement of the project.
DESIGNATED SUBTANCES REPORTS
- Our pre-building purchase or pre-demolition building hazardous material reports will provide you with an inventory of hazardous materials present within the property in question.
Our reports will also provide managers, as well as those planning building renovations or demolition activities, with the means to identify the areas requiring proper abatement.
Hazardous Materials that should be assessed include: Asbestos, Lead, Mercury, PCB's, Halons, CFC's, and Silica. To arrange for a free onsite estimate please call (613)366-5226.