Our asbestos consultants can help you with the air testing requirements you might have for any project, including personal air sampling.
An important test for those working with asbestos, personal air samples are taken using wearable air samplers with the head of the sample located on the shoulder in the operatives’ breathing zone.
These tests are used to check a number of criteria (HSG248):
Franks Portlock can support you whatever the requirement and will provide a written report collating important observations about the work area and opinions on the effectiveness of control methods. An on-site result is normally provided using PCM (Phase Contrast Microscopy) but SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) can also be employed to enable fibre discrimination and great levels of detection in dusty environments where required.