Vintec holds the top accreditation for Asbestos Testing. With our UKAS accreditation, you can have confidence in the quality of our tests and accuracy of results – that we test and are held to the highest standard.

UKAS assesses against internationally recognised standards to determine technical competence and undertake a thorough inspection each year. UKAS measures:
– Technical competence of staff
– Validity and appropriateness of test methods
– Suitability and maintenance of test equipment
– Testing environment
– Sampling, handling and transportation of test items
– Quality assurance of test data

The internationally recognised standard for the competence of laboratories is ISO/IEC 17025 : 2017.

Our CHAS and Constructionline accreditations signify our commitment to maintaining the highest levels of health and safety.

  • UKAS

    Vintec is accredited by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) for the following activities:

    Asbestos fibres in air – Air Sampling, Fibre Counting and 4 Stage Clearance Testing.

    Asbestos in bulk materials – Sampling of bulk material, analysis and identification of asbestos in bulk material.

    Surveying for asbestos in premises – Management and Pre Demolition/Refurb surveys.

    Our UKAS accreditation schedules can be accessed by following the links below:

    Accreditation schedule for testing activities to the EN ISO 17025:2017 Standard

    Accreditation schedule for Inspection Body (Asbestos Surveying) to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 standard

  • The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)

    Focusing on health and safety and quality, having the CHAS accreditation solidifies Vintec’s workplace credentials and signifies our commitment to maintaining the highest levels of health and safety.

  • Historic Houses

    Vintec are members of Historic Houses who ensure thousands of historic homes stay alive and accessible for generations to come – and who share our passion for protecting iconic heritage sites in Britain.

  • Constructionline

    Vintec are approved Constructionline suppliers, the UK’s largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants.

    HOW CAN WE HELP?:


    NAME:

    TELEPHONE:

    EMAIL:

    WHEN DO YOU NEED THIS WORK TO BE COMPLETED?

    MESSAGE:


    KNOWLEDGE CENTRE

    Many of the Asbestos Surveys we undertake each year are carried out on behalf of property developers. This type of client generally falls into three distinct categories: Those looking to buy a property but wanting an asbestos survey first Those that have already bought a property and now need an asbestos survey to start demolition…

    Is it Licensed, Notifiable Non-licensed Works or Non-Licensed Works? First you need to decide whether the works are classified as licensed, notifiable non-licensed works (NNLW) or non-licensed works (NLW). Work on high risk or friable asbestos containing materials are likely to need a licensed asbestos removal contractor (LARC). Work on lower risk or non-friable asbestos…

    What should you expect to receive from an Asbestos Survey and how much it will all cost? Scroll down for some ball park figures for types of property/survey combinations. Type of Asbestos Survey Management Asbestos Survey A Management Asbestos Survey is used to identify asbestos materials that might be encountered during normal occupation and routine…

    © 2018 Vintec Labs