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Asbestos Related Services

Asbestos ManagementThe management of asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) within facilities and workplaces is a regulatory compliance issue that can also impact health, safety, production, and the environment. The unexpected discovery of asbestos, either by accidental disturbance or during a renovation or demolition, can dramatically impact schedule, production, and ultimately the bottom line.

DST has extensive experience in assisting employers, building owners, project managers, prime consultants, and businesses with practical solutions to asbestos management. Such practical solutions weigh the applicable regulatory compliance requirements with the realities of business operations and today’s fast tracked project schedules.

Asbestos Abatement

    • Evaluation of appropriate and practical control measures
    • Consultation with design professionals and other project stakeholders
    • Development of abatement cost estimates and schedules
    • Development of abatement specification, stand alone for remedial action or as part of a renovation or demolition project
    • Assistance during project tendering, e.g. attendance at pre-bid tours, fielding technical questions by contractors, etc.
    • Inspection and air monitoring during abatement work
    • Collection and analysis, in-house or on-site, by Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) air samples to monitor airborne fiber exposure during abatement projects
    • Timely issuance of inspection reports and air monitoring results
    • Final reporting and inventory updates following abatement work

Asbestos Assessment

    • Building management surveys, including detailed inventories
    • Pre-renovation / demolition assessments, including destructive investigation
    • Emergency assessments, post flood, fire or other disturbance
    • Vermiculite assessments
    • Regular or rush bulk sample analysis of suspect ACMs
    • Annual re-assessments of buildings to update ACM inventory conditions and quantities
    • Recommendations for follow-up action
    • Maintaining all of your asbestos management records within a secure, electronic inventory database

Asbestos Management

  • Strategic advice for large portfolios
  • Development of Asbestos Management Programs (AMPs)
  • Asbestos awareness and/or worker training
  • Assistance in asbestos management for day-to-day operations
  • Respirator fit testing
  • Third Party reviews and expert testimony
  • Air monitoring and assessment of worker/building occupant exposure
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