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Asbestos Assessment & Control 

Ensure Safe Work Procedures with Asbestos Control Experts 

Asbestos was once a common material in construction and industry due to its durability and fire resistance. However, the risk of exposure to asbestos fibers and dust causes asbestos-related diseases like lung cancer, asbestosis, and mesothelioma. Managing asbestos safety is crucial for any facility with older buildings or infrastructure. 

At Irwin's Safety, our certified asbestos assessors and project managers provide complete asbestos solutions to identify risks, ensure compliance, and protect your workers. 

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Complete Asbestos Assessment 

Our detailed asbestos inspection and risk assessment process includes: 

  • Identifying materials suspected of containing asbestos through a site walkthrough. 
  • Sampling relevant materials using proper techniques by a trained and licensed assessor. 
  • Submitting samples for analysis to determine if friable or non-friable asbestos-containing material (ACM) is present. 
  • Quantifying and locating ACMs throughout the site, recording the location, condition, and estimated square meters. 
  • Documenting identified ACMs in an asbestos register, including details like accessibility and likelihood of disturbance. 
  • Assessing risks to workers, contractors, occupants based on the presence of asbestos, proximity, and condition. 
  • Suggesting a risk rating and priority order for management or abatement. 
  • Outlining recommended control measures like protective equipment, enclosures, or licensed removal. 
  • Preparing a comprehensive asbestos inspection report. 
  • Providing an asbestos management plan tailored to the workplace. 

This allows us to identify all asbestos hazards and support safe, compliant control measures for containing or removing ACMs. 

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Who Needs Asbestos Control Services?

Any public or commercial building constructed prior to 1990 may contain asbestos. Impacted industries include: 

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Facilities
  • Schools, universities and childcare centers 
  • Hospitals, aged care and healthcare 
  • Retail centers and entertainment venues 
  • Hotels, restaurants and hospitality 
  • Commercial and residential buildings 
  • Government, community and office buildings 
  • Apartment blocks and condominiums 
  • Airports, ports and transportation facilities 

Asbestos assessment is vital before any renovation or demolition work. Proactive management also reduces risks for occupants in existing buildings. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you control asbestos hazards? 

Controls include removing asbestos, encapsulating it, using enclosures, minimizing disturbance, regular inspections, air monitoring, PPE, training workers, and following asbestos procedures. 

What is the asbestos control exposure level? 

The workplace exposure standard is 0.1 asbestos fibers/mL of air. Our assessments ensure you remain below this level. 

How can you manage the risk? 

By identifying all asbestos materials, assessing their condition, maintaining asbestos registers, implementing asbestos management plans, training workers, informing Health and Safety representatives, arranging proper removal by licensed contractors, and conducting regular air monitoring. 

What are the primary ways to prevent asbestos exposure? 

Eliminating asbestos materials where possible via licensed removal. Enclosing or sealing asbestos that remains. Using proper PPE and safe work methods. Increased ventilation. Avoiding disturbance of asbestos. Regular inspections and air monitoring. 

How often should asbestos management plans be reviewed? 

Plans should be reviewed at least every 5 years or when there are changes to buildings, materials, work processes or personnel. Reviews ensure plans remain current. 

The dangers of asbestos exposure are well known, yet many older buildings still contain concerning materials. 

Why Choose Irwin's Safety?

Irwin's Safety has over 14 years of experience in the management of asbestos across Canada. Our experts provide licensed asbestos removal work including: 

  • Rapid response asbestos inspection and testing 
  • In-depth risk assessments of materials, hazards and priorities 
  • Clear communication and reports for all stakeholders 
  • Project management of abatement and disposal 
  • Documentation to demonstrate due diligence 
  • Training and advice for in-house teams 
  • Peace of mind that your asbestos risks are addressed 

With our decades of experience, Irwin's Safety can provide full-service asbestos solutions. We identify risks through inspections and testing. We suggest pragmatic control measures tailored to your workplace. And we give you detailed management plans to follow ongoing. 

Don't wait to find asbestos. Contact us today to arrange an assessment.  

or Phone +1 (855) 747-9467 

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“The safety of the people shall be the highest law."

– Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher born in 106 BC