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ENGEO’s Occupational Hygiene services include the management of mould, asbestos assessments and air quality management services.

We are committed to assisting every home and workplace in providing a safe environment through our various occupational hygiene assessments and management services. ENGEO believes that everyone should be able to work in a healthy environment that does not harm their health.

Air Quality Management

ENGEO offers air quality assessment services tailored to meet each site scenario. Our team of environmental scientists can provide an assessment of the indoor air quality in the workplace and to assist you in meeting your responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

According to WorkSafe, an estimated 750-900 people die from work-related health issues, annually in New Zealand. The number of people that die as a result of exposure to airborne contaminants such as silica dust, diesel exhaust particulates, asbestos and the numerous industrial chemicals and metals used exceeds the number of people that tragically die in workplace accidents.

ENGEO can complete the following air quality assessments:

  • Confined space air monitoring for hazardous atmospheres;
  • Mould and Bacteria
  • Office air monitoring
  • Solvents and volatile organic compounds
  • Silica, coal and wood dust, particulate matter, and diesel elemental carbon monitoring;
  • Metals and welding fumes;
  •  Lead-based paint removal air monitoring and clearances;
  • Asbestos air monitoring and clearances

Mould

ENGEO provides specialist mould assessments in commercial, residential and educational buildings. Our experienced surveyors operate across the country with extensive practical experience.

We offer a range of effective and practical solutions in identifying and managing risks associated with mould colonies in the built environment. These include:

  • Mould surveys to take samples to determine if mould spores are present and at what level;
  • Risk assessments associated with the type of mould encountered in the indoor environment;
  • Mould management plans during site refurbishment works;
  • Stakeholder engagement and training;
  • Development of procedures and safe work methods; and
  • Provision of expert evidence for mitigation or court hearings. 

Asbestos

ENGEO’s asbestos and hazardous materials services team is one of the largest in the country, with 30 professional staff qualified to assess asbestos in Aotearoa. Our team consists of 17 BOHS IP402 trained asbestos surveyors, five WorkSafe approved asbestos assessors and six Certified Environmental Practitioners, so you can be confident we have the resources and experience to find the solution for your property.

We offer a range of effective and practical solutions in identifying and managing risks associated with asbestos and other hazardous materials in the built environment.

  • Asbestos surveys;
  • Building due diligence assessments;
  • Risk assessments;
  • Asbestos removal plans;
  • Asbestos clearance certificates;
  • Asbestos risk registers;
  • Asbestos management plans;
  • Compliance air monitoring;
  • Asbestos removal project management;
  • Stakeholder engagement and training;
  • Development of procedures and safe work methods;
  • Hazardous waste management;
  • Lead paint assessments and management;
  • Soil investigation, remediation and validation;
  • Remediation management;
  • Provision of expert evidence for mitigation or court hearings.

Please contact asbestos@engeo.co.nz for more information.

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