Refurbishment and Demolition Asbestos Assessments (Division 6 in Victoria)

Hazardous Materials

Prior to any refurbishment or demolition works taking place, an intrusive site assessment (referred to as a Division 6 Assessment in Victoria) must be conducted. Given the destructive nature of refurbishment and demolition works there is an increased potential for human exposure to hazardous substances, such as asbestos. As such, the purpose of a Division 6 Assessment is to identify all asbestos items likely to be disturbed during proposed works on Victorian properties.

Conducting Asbestos Testing

Edge specialises in conducting Division 6 Assessments on all kinds of structures and facilities, with the inclusion of other hazardous materials depending on the specific requirements of the site.

Other hazardous materials Edge commonly incorporates into Division 6 Assessments include:

  • Lead paint
  • Ozone depleting substances
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls
  • Synthetic mineral fibres

Division 6 Assessment reports are often relied upon by demolition and refurbishment contractors when preparing quotations. As such, the integrity of these reports is critical in ensuring that demolition and refurbishment projects are completed in time and within budget. As Melbourne’s leading environmental consultants, Edge Group knows how important it is to ensure the health and safety of your contractors and staff, as well as people in the immediate surrounding areas.

Arrange a Div 6 Asbestos Assessment

Are you building, renovating, or demolishing a property? Then it is essential that you arrange for a Division 6 Assessment. Asbestos assessments are essential before undertaking any construction, demolition, or renovations in buildings across Victoria. If you have any queries about the process, arrange a consultation with Edge Group. As one of Melbourne’s most reputable environmental consultancy companies, Edge Group is comprised of experienced, skilled experts in the environmental industry. Contact our team today.

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