The Code of Practice ‘How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace’ (Safe Work Australia 2011) requires a PCBU to “keep an accurate register of ACM", which includes details on the type of asbestos identified.
Laboratory analysis of samples suspected of containing asbestos is the most common method of positively identifying asbestos. Accurate determination of asbestos assists employers prevent exposure to airborne asbestos fibres during demolition and refurbishment activities, and within a ’normal’ work environment.
Greencap laboratory services are accredited with the world recognised NATA Accreditation to:
Maintaining our NATA accreditation requires Greencap to implement rigorous Quality Assurance management systems of our analytical procedures and thorough training of our laboratory staff.
Having fully operational, NATA accredited laboratories located within our offices also contributes to our timely response to clients regarding analytical results.
A complete range of asbestos analytical services are provided by our fully equipped NATA accredited laboratories and scientific staff. Asbestos laboratory services include:
Bulk sample analysis to determine asbestos content and type is also available.
If you are a larger client or you have an account with us, please contact the Laboratory Manager in your state to obtain a quote on sample analysis.
Fill in the form if you are intending to bring a sample into any of our labs for testing. If you are a larger client or a client who already has an account with us, please contact the lab manager in your state to obtain a quote on sample analysis.
When taking samples for analysis to one of our laboratories, please refer to our Asbestos Sampling Procedure