Hazardous Materials

Many hazardous materials are present throughout Australian buildings and workplaces

Many hazardous materials are present throughout Australian buildings and workplaces, where they can be found as building materials, surface finishes, within plant & equipment, and as raw materials or products/by-products of manufacturing processes. Hazardous materials are also commonly found as pollutants in the natural environment, including pesticides, herbicides, hydrocarbons and heavy metals.

Hazardous materials may present an immediate risk to human health, long term health effects through prolonged exposure, or be damaging to the natural environment.

Our Hazardous Materials Experts provide identification, testing, measurement & monitoring, risk assessment and recommendations for management or remediation for a broad range of substances and materials.


Asbestos containing materials (ACMs) were manufactured and used extensively ...

Mould & Biologicals

Mould spores may be present in any environment where dampness or poor ventilation ...

Lead & Lead Paints

Lead has been used in many applications, for thousands of years, as surface ore deposits  ...

Polychlorinated Biphenyls

Polychlorinated Biphynels (PCBs) are man-made oily liquids  ...


If you have concerns regarding a specific substance or material, require a broad-based assessment of the workplace to identify potential hazards, or assistance with developing or maintaining internal hazardous materials management systems, contact our consultants to find out how we can help.