Asbestos in Soil

Hazardous Materials

Asbestos is commonly found in soil and fill material associated with commercial and residential construction. Asbestos in soil is a risk to human health if fibres become airborne and are inhaled. The risk of inhaling asbestos fibres depends on the type and amount of asbestos material in the soil and the degree to which the soil is disturbed.

Edge Group provides practical advice for the management of asbestos contaminated soil during removal, storage, transport and re-use. Specific services provided include:

  • Visual inspection of soils
  • Collection of samples for laboratory analysis
  • Asbestos risk assessment
  • Hygienist services for
    • Management, removal and disposal (or abatement and re-use) of asbestos contaminated soil
    • Site clearance following asbestos removal
  • Site-specific asbestos management plans

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