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Soil Vapour Assessment

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Acid Sulphate Soil, Asbestos, Geotechnical Testing, Hazardous Materials Survey, Laboratory Services, Soil Testing, Soil Testing|

Soil vapour assessment is the investigation of volatile contaminants (i.e. substances that easily evaporated at normal temperatures) present in soils, that pose a risk to human health when inhaled. Volatile contaminants such as petroleum hydrocarbons

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Voluntary Purchase and Demolition Program for Properties Containing Loose-Fill Asbestos

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Asbestos, Asbestos Testing, Laboratory Services|

As was heavily reported by the media in 2015, a company known as Mr Fluffy used raw Amosite and Crocidolite asbestos, known as loose-fill asbestos, as ceiling insulation in some ACT and NSW homes in

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Indoor Air Quality – Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

By | April 7th, 2016|Categories: Air Quality Testing, Environmental Assessment, Hazardous Materials Survey, Laboratory Services, Microbiological Assessment, Occupational Health and Safety, Occupational Hygiene|

Background Little is known on the quality of indoor ambient air within our office place, schools and even our own homes. As such, people take for granted that the ambient air that we breathe within

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Mould in Buildings

By | March 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Blog Posts, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Consultants, Hazardous Materials Survey, Laboratory Services|

Mould is an organic and active fungal growth that can develop into a health hazard within buildings under wet conditions. Mould will thrive in damp, dark environments and typically within areas with poor ventilation. These conditions are often found within ceiling spaces, kitchens, bathrooms, basements or indoor

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Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs) – A Contaminant of Emerging Concern

By | November 21st, 2015|Categories: Acid Sulphate Soil, Blog, Blog Posts, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Consultants, Hazardous Materials Survey, Laboratory Services, Soil Testing, Soil Testing|

PFCs are now emerging as a contaminant of concern in soils. PFCs are broadly distributed and persistent in the environment and the vast majority of living people from industrialised nations have detectable concentrations of PFCs

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