ASBESTOS COLLECTION AND STORAGE Prior to removing asbestos, all bonded asbestos waste must be: kept damp (prevent runoff water) collected, labelled and sealed using appropriate plastic or leak proof containers stored in labelled, plastic-lined bins that are covered, or leak-proof containers that are covered placed in bins or trucks that are large enough to contain […]
Asbestos is the generic term for a number of fibrous silicate minerals. There are two major groups of asbestos: the serpentine group contains chrysotile, commonly known as white asbestos the amphibole group contains amosite (brown asbestos) and crocidolite (blue asbestos), as well as some other less common types, such as tremolite, actinolite and anthophyllite. Since […]
What is contaminated land? It is land area that could reasonably put in jeopardy human health and the environment. Increasingly, sites noted as ‘contaminated’ could also present considerable planning, legislative and fiscal implications. Because of the growing list of effects (environmental, social, commercial), awareness of land contamination and ways to remedy it have grown in […]
Australian Enviro Services (AES) were recently required to implement asbestos soil control measures to ensure that there were no human health exposure risks associated with asbestos impacted stockpiles. These are in line with our Asbestos Removal and Management services.
Australian Enviro Services (AES) were recently required to demolish and remediate a fire impacted building that previously contained asbestos materials (vinyl tiles). To add further complications to delivering these works,