Safe Environments recently achieved accreditation by NATA as a Type A inspection body for the inspection of asbestos.
NATA is the authority that provides independent assurance of technical competence of best practice industry experts.
Safe Environments complies with the requirements of AS/NZS ISO.IEC 17020 (2000) general criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection of asbestos materials demonstrating competence and high level of quality throughout.
The asbestos inspection reports and management plans are produced in accordance with the requirements of the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Code of Practice for the Management and Control of Asbestos in Workplaces [NOHSC:2018(2005)].
The asbestos inspection team is highly qualified and the company aims to achieve a high level of quality and customer care for all their clients.
Additionally, the company has asbestos consultants with Class A Asbestos Licence for all asbestos work conducted within the ACT as required by law.
This type of accreditation signifies that the inspection is of the highest quality and the inspectors have undergone rigorous training and quality assurance procedures.
Safe Environments asbestos inspections are considered to be in line with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) document, Methods for Determination of Hazardous Substances (MDHS) 100.
Safe Environments undertakes three types of asbestos inspections accredited by NATA including:
- Type 1 - Location and assessment asbestos inspections (presumptive asbestos inspections)
- Type 2 - Location and assessment asbestos inspections (sampling asbestos inspections)
- Type 3 - Full access sampling and identification asbestos inspections (pre demolition/ major refurbishment asbestos inspections)
Based on the results of the asbestos inspection, a management plan complying with the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Code of Practice for the Management and Control of Asbestos in Workplaces [NOHSC:2018(2005)] is developed and accredited by NATA.