The presence of hazardous materials on a site continues to be the cause of major concern to those managing those sites during occupancy, renovation, demolition and sale of those sites. Materials such as asbestos, lead and PCBs or issues such as mould and indoor air quality have created liability and cost challenges for entities and personnel involved in construction and property management.
The management or removal of such materials is subject to stringent legislative requirements in all Australian States and Territories which require appropriate planning to address any associated risk issues.
SESA - Safety and Environmental Services Australia offers a comprehensive range of occupational hygiene services to assist in addressing hazardous building material issues and complying with applicable legislation. The services include asbestos and hazardous materials site inspection, exposure risk assessment, registers, asbestos and lead air monitoring, management plans for in-situ hazardous materials management and project management of the removal of hazardous materials.
SESA - Safety and Environmental Services Australia undertakes testing and assessment of mould and indoor air quality (IAQ) or indoor environmental quality (IEQ) to evaluate health risks associated with unacceptable risk situations and recommend required remedial actions.Workplace hazard management is also a specialist area of consulting services provided by SESA - Safety and Environmental Services Australia to assist industries. The services include occupational hygiene baseline surveys, exposure monitoring (eg. respirable dust, inhalable dust, silica, welding fumes, fibre, VOCs, etc), occupational and environmental noise assessments, health based risk assessments and occupational hygiene programmes.