Hazardous Materials

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Hazardous Building Materials

Regulations within the Province of British Columbia specify that there are certain regulated substances that are designated as hazardous. There is a duty placed on building owners to properly identify the presence of these designated substances prior to any demolition or renovations. Keltech's qualified professionals identify those hazardous materials and provide comprehensive report outlining the materials, associated risks and management whether it be a single family home or complex multi-building project. 

Asbestos-Containing Materials Surveys and Management

Once considered a “miracle” material, asbestos is now known to be a health hazard that’s present in many homes and buildings.   Our experienced certified AHERA building inspectors can help you to determine if your home or commercial building contains asbestos.   

  • Asbestos testing services, asbestos surveys and inventories.
  • Building material sampling and analysis
  • Development of management programs and exposure control plans
  • Asbestos awareness training 

Designate Substances

  • Asbestos-containing materials
  • Lead-based paints on building surfaces
  • Miscellaneous lead materials
  • Ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
  • Mercury in equipment and fixtures
  • Radioactive building components
  • Building materials that may contain silica

Asbestos Abatement Monitoring

 Keltech Environmental Ltd. can provide abatement inspection and air-monitoring services.   

  • Preparing asbestos abatement tender and specifications documents.
  • Project management services.
  • Abatement occupational and air clearance sampling and analysis.
  • Final clearance inspection services


HBM ASSESSMENT REQUEST FORM (pdf)

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Asbestos Information

Below is a link to a guide on why asbestos abatement should be left to professionals 

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WorkSafeBC

 Anyone who repairs, renovates, or demolishes older buildings in B.C. is at risk of inhaling asbestos fibres. 

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