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.
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
Vintec are Gold standard approved Constructionline suppliers, the UK’s largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants.
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.
Vintec are members of NORAC, the National Organisation of Asebstos Consultants.
NORAC is an active community offering technical knowledge and support from industry professionals.
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