What is an asbestos analyst?

Asbestos Analysts and Surveyors perform an essential role in the identification, analysis and monitoring of asbestos materials by assisting employers and property owners in understanding the risks asbestos presents and advising on how to control these risks.

How much do asbestos analysts make?

Asbestos Analyst Salaries

Job Title Salary
SanAir Technologies Laboratory Asbestos Analyst salaries – 6 salaries reported $16/hr
AmeriSci Asbestos Analyst salaries – 2 salaries reported $45,455/yr
Associated Bank Asbestos Analyst salaries – 1 salaries reported $17/hr

What HSG 248?

HSG 248: the analysts’ guide for sampling analysis and clearance procedures is the comprehensive and authoritative guide for asbestos analysts in Great Britain.

What qualifications do you need to be an asbestos surveyor?

College/training provider You will need to have specialist training to become an asbestos surveyor. A Level 3 Award in Asbestos Surveying would enables you to look for work, or continue training for a Level 4 Certificate in Asbestos Laboratory and Project Management.

Do popcorn ceilings have asbestos?

Popcorn ceilings generally contain between 1 and 10 percent asbestos. While 1 percent may seem insignificant, it’s important to note that any percentage of asbestos in a popcorn ceiling is cause for concern and should be addressed.

How many levels of training are there for asbestos?

There are three main levels of information, instruction and training. These relate to: Asbestos awareness.

When should I test for asbestos?

EPA only recommends testing suspect materials if they are damaged (fraying, crumbling) or if you are planning a renovation that would disturb the suspect material. Samples should be taken by a properly trained and accredited asbestos professional (inspector).

How long is asbestos awareness course?

around 2-3 hours
These types of courses should be suitable for first-time trainees as well as those who wish to undertake a refresher. The length of the course varies based on the provider, but it generally takes around 2-3 hours.

What do analysts need to know about asbestos?

It provides clarification on technical and personal safety issues, especially in relation to sampling and 4-stage clearances. New information on sampling soils for asbestos is included. The guidance is designed to assist analysts in complying with their legal obligations.

Which is the authoritative source of asbestos analytical procedures?

It is the authoritative source of asbestos analytical procedures within Great Britain. The guidance has been updated to take account of findings from Health and Safety Executive (HSE) interventions and developments in analytical procedures and methodology.

How does SERS test your home for asbestos?

SERS highly qualified asbestos assessors and inspectors test your property for asbestos through a variety of different ways, including Fibre Identification and Air Monitoring. Potential asbestos samples are collected from the site during our inspections and are then transported to our NATA accredited lab for testing.

How much does it cost to get an asbestos test?

When you need affordable asbestos analysis, you need SERS premier asbestos consultants. Now offering asbestos analysis from $15 ex GST per sample, SERS maintain a commitment to high-quality customer service by offering 24-hour turn-around on all samples received*.