Testing your air quality and assessing your asbestos removal projects. Protecting you, your occupants and your trades people. Ensuring your compliance with the law.
We deliver consistent, accurate results. Our laboratory has held the top score for over a decade on RICE. An external proficiency scheme that tests our performance.
BOHS P403 & P404 qualified, with experience of working on a range of domestic, commercial and industrial sites. We match individual's expertise to your sites and needs.
Clear, easy to understand reports are issued on site, within minutes of test completion. They confirm full test results and state whether an area is safe to reoccupy.
You never know when an asbestos incident might occur. Our air testing services run day and night, so we can be with you when you need us.
Has asbestos been disturbed at your site? Have you completed a removal project? Do you want to know if an area is safe to occupy? Then our UKAS accredited asbestos air monitoring, testing and four stage clearance services can confirm this.
You may have an alternative reason for needing asbestos air monitoring. There are many scenarios that may require a visual inspection or for fibre levels to be assessed. Whatever your situation our team of BOHS P403 & P404 qualified consultants will:
“We assess every air monitoring enquiry on a case by case basis and offer the most appropriate service. This ensures your safety, but also provides cost effective testing solutions to you, our customer.” Dr Tim Hamilton Asbestos Expert and MD of Scientific Services.
We provide 24/7 coverage and have a fleet of mobile laboratories located throughout the South West. We can reach your property within hours of an asbestos incident. Each mobile lab comes with an experienced asbestos analyst and testing equipment on-board.
Together they provide asbestos air monitoring and testing services throughout Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset.
Our air monitoring and testing services are UKAS accredited and meet ISO: 17025 standards.
Governed by strict guidelines, we are annually assessed to ensure our competence. This provides you with peace of mind that our results can be trusted and are accurate at all times.
We will discuss your individual case in detail with you. Then we can confirm which of the following services would best meet your needs:
“Always found all the team at SSL to be extremely helpful and knowledgeable, and no qualms about recommending their services.” Matthew Featherstone, Clear Asbestos Solutions Ltd.
A hard copy of the report will be left on site, as soon as your visual inspection, air monitoring or four stage clearance is completed. You’ll also receive a digital copy of your test report via email.
Your asbestos analyst will be selected by a member of the senior management team. This ensures that we send the most appropriately experienced analyst to your site.
Our analysts are all employees of Scientific Services. They have all completed our in-house training modules and take part in RICE. RICE is an interlaboratory counting scheme that assesses our ability to count asbestos fibres. This helps to ensure that we deliver accurate air monitoring results. You need meaningful results to make informed decisions about your next steps.
Each analyst is:
Our team of analysts are all supported by our technical team. Who can provide extra support or input if your project needs it. This ensures that you adopt the correct action going forward. It also maintains your safety and legal compliance.
Our 24/7 helpline and strategically positioned laboratories enable us to be on site within hours of your call. So if you have an emergency situation, get in touch, we are quick to respond.
We allow 90 minutes for a standard reassurance air test.
This allows enough time to:
Four stage clearances and visual inspections can very in their duration (subject to the size of the area you need tested).
Please contact us to discuss your site and our management team can confirm how long the test is likely to take.
As with reassurance testing, within minutes of completing a four stage clearance or visual inspection we issue a typed, easy to understand report.
Following a quality check by our on-site consultant, we email a digital copy of all reports. We do this almost immediately. It simply requires an internet connection to enable a DTS transfer.
Every site presents a different scenario. No two air tests are the same. To ensure that we offer the most cost efficient solution, we cost all jobs on a site by site basis.
We base the cost on the number of man hours required on site and the number of pumps needed. These two variables are dependent upon:
For ongoing contracts we can provide half and full day rates.
Understanding your asbestos air testing needs can be difficult. If you need further information or have a query that we haven’t answered, please get in touch. We have a team of experts, including Dr Tim Hamilton, who can provide you with accurate, trusted advice.
Please contact us to get your same day quote and book a convenient time and date for your test.
Established in 2002, Scientific Services completes in the region of 2,000 air tests a year.