Call 131546 and get a quote or book an Asbestos Test for VIC online.
Jim’s Building Inspections offers Asbestos Testing services in VIC. Our Asbestos Inspectors have local knowledge and the extensive industry experience needed to accurately test for the presence of Asbestos in homes and buildings.
All our Asbestos Inspectors have public liability and professional indemnity insurance. We only use NATA approved labs for the testing of Asbestos. This means you can have confidence in the testing processes used and the quality of the service provided.
Jim’s Building Inspections can offer same day service for Asbestos Testing in VIC. Visual Asbestos Inspection reports can be provided via email within 24 hours of the inspection being carried out, however if samples are taken for testing, please allow 3-5 days for results to be processed by the NATA approved lab. Sampling is always required to give a 100% accurate Asbestos confirmation.
Asbestos Testing Checklist
Our comprehensive Asbestos Inspection Reports provide the following information:
- Documentation of all the potential areas where asbestos in suspected
- A comprehensive list describing the condition of the areas suspected
- Documentation of samples taken for testing (includes locations and photos)
- Test results from a NATA approved lab
- A management strategy to deal with any asbestos found (removal or encapsulation)
- Recommendations on service providers who can help execute the management plan
In addition to above services, our Asbestos Inspectors can also conduct air monitoring to assess the air for the presence of Asbestos fibres. This kind of testing is used predominately by Asbestos Removalists and OHS officers who wish to take extra safety measures in the Asbestos Removal or containment process. Additionally, this service is sometimes used when Asbestos has been mistakenly disturbed and has potentially become airborne.
All our Asbestos Inspection reports come with photos detailing the suspected and tested areas, as well as the corresponding test results.
How Quickly Can I Get an Asbestos Inspection Report?
In most situations, Jim’s Building Inspections can offer same day Asbestos Testing and Inspection service in VIC and provide visual reports via email within 24 hours of the inspection being completed.
Asbestos Inspections that include Asbestos Testing Samples being sent to a NATA approved lab for testing take slightly longer as this process can take 3-5 days before lab results are provided.
Call 131546 to book or get a quote or book online for Asbestos Testing in VIC today!
Benefits of Asbestos Testing
It is estimated that 1 in 3 homes built in Australia contain asbestos. Therefore, there is a high possibility the VIC home you already own or the property you want to purchase there does contain life-threatening Asbestos.
Asbestos has proven to be an exceptionally dangerous material. Engaging our Asbestos Inspection and Testing a services can help you to take measures to limit your exposure and risk to Asbestos.
By obtaining an Asbestos Test you’re able to plan ahead and maintain a safe environment for family, tenants, and neighborhood, as well as protect your property investment.
At the very least, a Visual Asbestos Inspection will assist you when buying a home – allowing you to make informed decisions and understand any additional costs that might arise as a result of Asbestos being present.
To arrange a quote for Asbestos Testing in VIC, call Jim’s Building Inspections on 131546.
Or book your VIC Asbestos Testing service online. Remember, visual Asbestos Inspection Reports can be delivered within 24 hours of inspection.
Asbestos Register and Management Plans
In addition to asbestos testing, Jim’s Building Inspections also offers asbestos registers and management plans for business owners and workplace managers.
Workplaces must comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Acts and their related Regulations, in their State. Work safety authorities in each state have issued Compliance Codes to provide practical guidance to those who have duties or obligations under the OHS Act and Regulations, in particular persons with management control of workplaces.
These Codes generally advise on the responsibilities of workplace managers, including how to safely manage and arrange for the safe removal of asbestos in the workplace.
Further information about the requirements of Managers of Workplaces can be found at: http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/
Jim’s Building Inspections Asbestos Register and Management Plan can be updated as part of programmed annual re-inspections offered by Jim’s Building Inspections.
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