Asbestos Testing

Air Sampling

Air sampling and monitoring can define potential exposures to harmful substances. Some of these substances include but are not limited to mold, toxins, asbestos and much much more.

The results of air sampling and monitoring can be used to determine safe working and living conditions.

CAZ provides air sampling services at an hourly rate. Results are delivered within one business day. Contact us for more information.

Material Sampling

The only way to confirm the presence of asbestos in a substance is to have it tested by an accredited laboratory. Samples can be collected by the individual and brought in for testing or can be collected on site by an AHERA accredited professional.

Sample drop off service
Samples can be dropped off to CAZ Environmental for next day processing as long as samples are received by 4:00pm, Monday to Thursday. Payment and paperwork is required at time of drop off. Contact us for more information.

Samples are collected at user discretion as there is an associated exposure risk involved. Please refer to the Northwest Clean Air Agency for more information.

Sample collection service
Samples can be collected by an accredited AHERA inspector as directed by the homeowner. Sample collection is done using standardized safe methods. Contact us for more information.

Asbestos Inspections and AHERA Surveys

A Goodfaith Asbestos Inspection performed by an accredited inspector is required before any construction, renovation, remodeling, maintenance, repair, or demolition project, under WAC 296-62-07721

Building and facility owners must determine the presence, location, and quantity of ACM and/or PACM at the worksite. Employers and building and facility owners must exercise due diligence in complying with these requirements to inform employers and employees about the presence and location of ACM and PACM.

Before authorizing or allowing any construction, renovation, remodeling, maintenance, repair, or demolition project, an owner or owner’s agent must perform, or cause to be performed, a good faith inspection to determine whether materials to be worked on or removed contain asbestos. The inspection must be documented by a written report maintained on file and made available upon request to the director.

WAC 296-62-07721 assigns the responsibility for determining the presence, location, and quantity A Goodfaith Asbestos Inspection is required before any structure is demolished. In addition, Before remodeling or demolishing an existing structure having an AHERA Survey conducted at the facility will ensure that any asbestos containing materials (ACM’s) have been identified and the location, type, condition and quantity have been determined. During an AHERA survey an accredited AHERA inspector will conduct a complete walkthrough of the facility identifying and collecting samples of any suspect materials. All the samples are tested by an accredited lab and then a resulting report is prepared. Contact us for more information.

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