At Syntech Environmental we provide clients with a broad spectrum of cost-effective services to manage asbestos-related issues. Our experienced staff includes AHERA Asbestos Inspectors, AHERA Management Planners, and AHERA Project Designers and AHERA Contractor Supervisors that have extensive experience in providing asbestos management solutions for medical, industrial, institutional, commercial and private sector clients.
Syntech personnel have extensive experience in providing asbestos inspections/surveys and management services in conjunction with demolition and renovation projects. Prior to renovation or demolition, affected areas must be inspected for the presence or absence of asbestos-containing materials (ACM). In Lancaster County the building owner/operator should have an inspection or re-inspection within the last 12 months before starting any renovation or demolition projects. Based on survey information and the type of project, an abatement specification or management plan is developed.
- Planned Renovation Inspections
- Emergency Renovation Inspections/Bulk Sampling (fire and flood damaged homes and facilities)
- OHSA/NESHAP Compliance
- AHERA Inspections, AHERA Periodic Inspections and AHERA 3 Year Re-Inspections
- Comprehensive Demolition Inspections
- Comprehensive Operations & Maintenance Programs
- CADD Drawings Showing Sample Locations and Asbestos Material Locations and Quantities
EPA 40 CFR 61.145 (a)
“…the owner or operator of a demolition or renovation activity and prior to the commencement of the demolition or renovation, thoroughly inspect the affected facility or part of the facility where the demolition or renovation operation will occur for the presence of asbestos, including Category I and Category II non-friable ACM.” *(All facilities, regardless of the date of construction)
PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND BIDDING DOCUMENTS
To assist our clients acquire competitive quotes from abatement contractors and to make certain the work is properly performed, Syntech provides turnkey asbestos management services from development of plans and specifications through final clearance air testing. Plans and specifications provide contractors with project requirements and a well defined scope of work, ensuring success and avoidance of costly change orders.
Once specifications are prepared, Syntech invites experienced local abatement contractors for a bid walk. Once bids are received, Syntech will review each bid and assist the owner with contractor selection. Syntech’s objective on each project is to obtain extremely competitive bids from only quality abatement contractors.
ABATEMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Syntech will coordinate and manage all phases of the asbestos abatement project. Before abatement work begins, Syntech personnel ensure that the containment and decontamination chambers are appropriately constructed. During the project, the Syntech field technician performs daily air monitoring inside and outside the containment and observes and documents the contractor’s daily activities to make certain the work is appropriately performed. Once abatement is completed and before the containment is removed, the Syntech field technician performs a visual inspection and final clearance air sampling of the work area to make certain the work area is safe for re-occupancy.
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
We offer asbestos Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Program services that are tailored to our clients’ needs. Our O&M Programs are completed in a comprehensible language that details specific procedures and training requirements. Services provided by Syntech include asbestos O&M training, asbestos awareness training, and O&M Program monitoring.
- Client Consultation
- Management Planning
- Personnel Training
- Program Monitoring
ABATEMENT OVERSIGHT SERVICES
Syntech has licensed personnel with extensive experience providing oversight, project documentation, and air monitoring throughout abatement projects. Our on-site personnel will work with you and the abatement contractor to make certain the project is conducted in accordance with local, state and federal regulations and project specifications. Upon completion, Syntech will provide a project closeout report that includes all required documentation for your records.
- Inspection Verification
- Client Consultation
- Specification Design
- Bid Document Preparation
- Pre-Bid and Pre-Construction Meeting
- Abatement Project Management
- Prevalent Air Monitoring
- Work Area Air Monitoring
- Final Visual and Air Clearance Sampling
- On site PCM Air Sample Analysis
- Project Documentation
Why Inspect For Asbestos? It's The Law
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