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      The Right Contractor for Your Asbestos Testing Needs

      Handling asbestos products requires you to follow certain procedures. The Queensland government highly recommends that asbestos-related works including asbestos testing jobs must be performed by workers who have a relevant licence and have completed asbestos training.

      Asbestos Watch Townsville is the right choice for all of your asbestos testing needs.

      • Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team have extensive experience in handling asbestos in various sectors from residential to commercial.  
      • We are fully-insured and licensed by Worksafe Queensland, and the EPA.
      • Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team are highly skilled and trained in all sized asbestos testing jobs.
      • Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team are equipped with the latest modern equipment and technologies for any removal and testing works.
      • Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team strive to deliver high quality services that both satisfy and exceed the expectation of our clients at value costs.
      • All the work will be done in the safest manner, on budget and on time.

      We continually exceed expectations, whether we are working in residential, commercial or industrial settings. Don’t hesitate to connect with us! Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team will help you solve your asbestos-related problems efficiently. When you need an asbestos testing service, remember Asbestos Watch Townsville . Get a free, no-obligation quote for asbestos testing services.

      Asbestos Use in Townsville

      Asbestos is a great concern in Australia since it was one of the highest users of asbestos material per capita in the world, up until the middle 1980s. It is reported that one-third of all homes built in Australia contain asbestos products. This is why there needs to be contnued awareness towards this issue.

      Asbestos-containing materials were commonly used in products to provide fireproofing and insulation properties. They were also used in other construction materials due to their strength, flexibility, resistant from heat and electricity, chemical inertness and affordability.

      Asbestos was widely used not only in residential buildings but also in commercial properties, between 1920 and 1989. Asbestos materials were heavily used in houses. There are many areas in homes where asbestos materials can be found including:

      • Roof sheeting,
      • Guttering,
      • Eaves,
      • Wall sheeting,
      • Vinyl sheet flooring,
      • Flexible building boards,
      • Fencing, carports,
      • And concrete formwork.

      Although this material is considered to be dangerous, it only poses a serious health risk when its fibres become loose and airborne. Breathing airborne fibres can cause the scarring of the lungs tissue, and even worse, it can cause lung cancers. After 1989, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established regulations related to asbestos.

      You can check for signs of asbestos-containing materials on your own, but the asbestos testing process should be done only by a licensed worker using special equipment.

      Asbestos products cannot be detected merely by looking at them. Try to look for warning signs of older materials that are worn out or damaged. Asbestos can be categorised into two types which are friable and non-friable asbestos. Both of them pose a significant health risk to all workers and others if the products are not properly maintained or removed safely.

      Potential health risks are evident where:

      • asbestos is present
      • it is weathered or damaged
      • a maintenance or a demolition project involving asbestos materials is conducted.

      If you suspect the presence of asbestos products, you need to call Asbestos Watch Townsville to conduct asbestos testing prior to asbestos removal work to ensure the safety of your building occupants.

      The risk of exposure is broad and has the potential to impact the entire Australian community. Not only will it give impact on people but also environment. It was discovered that people who used to work with asbestos were greatly affected by the asbestos-related diseases, such as lung cancer, asbestosis and also the rarest cancer known as Mesothelioma. Many died and suffered from the asbestos fibres. To minimise the fatal effect, it is wise to be for at risk home or building owners to make sure their places are asbestos free. Performing asbestos Testing is the initial step of making sure we are safe from this hazardous material.

      How We Identify Asbestos in Your Properties

      If you are not certain that your home contains friable asbestos materials, it would best to tested right away. Get connected with Asbestos Watch Townsville, to get quality asbestos testing services and recommendation on how to proceed with either a removal or encapsulation. Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team have been trained and hold an accredited license to safely handle asbestos products. Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team can assist you through the whole process.

      Asbestos samples will be analysed, once the analysis is done, our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team will hand you the written report. If the result is positive, then you need to remove the asbestos from your property immediately.

      Testing gun for asbestos used in Asbestos Watch Townsville

      Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team will discuss the findings of the asbestos test with you and come up with a plan to remove asbestos products safely if nessecary. Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team always perform asbestos tests in compliance with national and local regulations.

      Remember that asbestos testing should only be conducted by workers who have completed training and are experienced in dealing with the asbestos without harming the building occupants’ health. Trust your asbestos testing jobs only to Our Asbestos Testing Townsville Team.

      If you know that your property contains those life threatening material, don’t panic. Contact asbestos removal Townsville to save the life of your family. Always be smart and be safe.

      Give us a call! We are always ready to help you with your asbestos testing needs. Don’t forget to click on “get a quote” it’s free!.