Industrial Hygiene: Hazardous Material Assessment/ Abatement Oversight

Hazardous Building Materials generally include asbestos, lead-based paint, and PCB and mercury-containing surface compounds and devices. Ninyo & Moore has performed thousands of asbestos and hazardous building material surveys, monitoring, and abatement management for a variety of clients. We are experienced in working within the framework of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the U.S. EPA, as well as Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines.

Hazardous building materials services typically performed by Ninyo & Moore include:

  • Consultation with regard to applicable laws and regulations
  • Review of available plans or specifications for building materials present in the structures
  • Structural walk-through surveys, sampling or testing, as appropriate, to identify the location, type, extent, and condition of any hazardous building materials
  • Identification and evaluation of the potential for release and exposure to employees or workers from any hazardous building materials identified
  • Preparation of reports and drawings identifying the location, type, extent, and condition of the materials
  • Preparation of abatement specifications and assistance with contractor selection
  • Performance of abatement monitoring and closure documentation

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