Hazardous Material Surveys

Hazardous Material Surveys from Specialised Building Inspections

By: Specialised Building Inspections  30-Nov-2012
Keywords: Occupational Health, Safety Training, Environmental Monitoring

A Hazardous Material Survey consists of an inspection and report on buildings and structures for materials likely to be hazardous to health, either workers, building occupants or the environment. Hazardous materials identified through our survey can include but are not limited to: Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) Lead Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Synthetic Mineral Fibres (SMF) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Hazardous materials can pose a range of health risks. Asbestos is highly toxic and can cause lung disease and forms of cancer including mesothelioma, PCBs and lead can affect the nervous system while SMF can irritate the skin and upper respiratory tract. Your Hazardous Material Obligations A hazardous materials survey fulfils your obligations as a building manager or owner by: Meeting your occupational health and safety legislative requirements to protect workers and building occupiers from hazardous materials Meet legislative requirements for the register and management of asbestos in the workplace under the Occupation Health and Safety Regulations 1996 To comply with the hazardous materials auditing procedure (clause 1.6) of the AS 2601 Demolition of Structures In response to workplace concerns Meet the needs of property buyers, sellers and developers General due diligence Meet development approval

Keywords: Air Monitoring, Asbestos Audit, Asbestos Register, Dust Monitoring, Emissions Monitoring Air, Environmental Monitoring, Hazardous Material Register, Hazardous Material Survey, Hazardous Materials, Occupational Health, Safety Training,

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