Asbestos Testing Calgary has been certified by Alberta Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S). We take samples for every area of your building that may contain asbestos. Samples are sent to our accredited lab. RUSH results are available for a premium if you need next day results.
We are not an asbetos removal company and that is an advantage to our clients. We provide you with the information you need about asbestos before proceeding with your demolition or renovation. You are free to get quotes from several removal companies once you have a better understanding of what needs to be done.
The most commonly used types of asbestos are chrysotile, amosite and crocidolite. Asbestos is used in many materials found in buildings. Because of its' strength and unique fire proof characteristics. Asbestos shows up two different ways in buildings:
Asbestos shows up in a surprisingly large list of building products including:
Asbestos Testing Calgary has the experience and expertise to know what parts of your building will need to be tested. Some asbestos products are best left undisturbed, others will require removal. You need to know where asbestos was used in your building's construction before you can make decisions about renovations.
Federal legislation prohibits the sale of many asbestos products in Canada. The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code prohibits the use of crocidolite asbestos, spray applied asbestos, and asbestos in air distribution systems.
Asbestos exposure can lead to several alarming and life-threatening conditions including; asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma.