We work within a robust quality system which means we've been able to achieve recognised accreditations and memberships.

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Introduction

Professionalism and experience is at the heart of everything that we do. This ethos and our team’s hard work has secured and maintained accreditations and exemplary ratings in external proficiency schemes for many years. For details of our accreditations and the schemes we participate in, please read on. You can download certificates by clicking on the links in each section. 

United Kingdom Accreditation Service Accreditation

We are UKAS accredited to ISO: 17025: 2005 for the following testing activities: asbestos bulk analysis, air testing and four stage clearance services. This standard demonstrates our technical competence. 

Our asbestos surveying activities are accredited to ISO: 17020: 2012. This standard specifies requirements for the competence of bodies performing inspection. It demonstrates the impartiality and consistency of our inspection activities.

ISO: 9001 Accreditation

Scientific Services provides a wide range of environmental consultancy services. Some of these are not UKAS accredited but are covered by our ISO: 9001 accreditation. This certification assures our clients that we will deliver a quality service. We will meet their needs, along with our statutory and regulatory requirements.

Regular Interlaboratory Counting Exchange

RICE assesses our ability to count asbestos fibres. The scheme helps to ensure that we deliver accurate air test and four stage clearance results.

We have consistently held a ‘Good’ rating (the best possible score) since 2007.

Asbestos in Materials Scheme 

AIMS is an external scheme managed by the health and safety laboratory. It assesses our ability to accurately identify asbestos in bulk samples. 

We have held a ‘Good’ rating (the best possible score) for over 13 years.

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