- Asbestos Identification
- Asbestos Testing
- Asbestos Inspections
- Asbestos Management
Asbestos Check provides independent asbestos testing, inspection and consulting services in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra to identify assess and control asbestos related health risks. When asbestos fibres are liberated into the air with a specific geometry that allows the fibre to be inhaled into the lung, the fibres may irritate the lining of the lung which may form asbestos related illness.
Asbestos is a naturally formed mineral silicate material that when liberated into fibres become an inhalation health hazard. Asbestos was used in building materials until about 1990 and was prohibited from all products from 2003. The products that asbestos can be found in is numerous and only testing using Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) can verify the presence and type of asbestos.
Asbestos testing will not only confirm is asbestos is present; it will also identify the type of asbestos within a material. Asbestos testing should be conducted by a laboratory accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) for AS 4964 Method for the qualitative identification of asbestos in bulk samples.
The purpose of these pages are to assist providing general information in nature and Asbestos Check recommend obtaining specialist advice to your specific situation.Asbestos Check takes pride in providing innovative and pragmatic solutions to identify assess and control asbestos related health risks and our testing services focus on client needs and expectations in a timely manner.
For more information on asbestos testing please contact AsbestosTesting.com.au at the following locations:
Sydney 02 9624 2600
Melbourne 03 9604 0700