Cavendish Laboratories Ltd has held UKAS accreditation for its asbestos testing services since 1995. The asbestos testing services help clients meet their obligations under the Control Of Asbestos At Work Regulations 2002. These regulations place a duty of care upon the property owner or employer to prevent exposure of employees, occupants and visitors to asbestos hazards. The latest amendments to the Control Of Asbestos At Work Regulations also place a legal duty on property owners to record and control all asbestos materials within non-domestic properties. Whenever asbestos removal work is undertaken it is essential that asbestos air monitoring is conducted by a specialist UKAS accredited laboratory.
- The on-site analytical services provided by Cavendish Laboratories allows asbestos removal operations to be carried out safely in accordance with Health and Safety Executive guidelines and prevents exposure to harmful asbestos dust and fibres. The laboratories professional analysts ensure the asbestos works are carried out safely and are able to identify potential risks from exposure by carrying out air sampling and microscopic analysis in the mobile laboratories.
- Specialists in asbestos air monitoring, bulk sampling and asbestos identification, Cavendish Laboratories are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to undertake visual examinations and clearance testing of asbestos work areas.