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Asbestos Services

Nova Environmental, Inc.’s knowledge and experience in the asbestos industry is unmatched in the State of Michigan. In fact, our two principals have almost 50 years of combined experience in asbestos consultation. Our in-depth understanding of the many asbestos regulations and regulatory interpretations allows Nova to provide its clients with customized options in determining their options for addressing regulatory compliance. From asbestos inspections and asbestos abatement project oversight to required staff training, Nova can keep you on the right track in addressing asbestos issues within your facilities.

Nova Environmental, Inc. offers the following asbestos consultative services to our clients:

Asbestos

Inspections:

  • Michigan Accredited Asbestos Inspectors
  • Conducting the most thorough and comprehensive asbestos inspections in the State of Michigan.
  • Performing required Reinspections according to the EPA’s AHERA regulation.
  • Utilizing state-of-the-art onsite equipment and inspection techniques, including laptops for real-time data input.
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory standards, including the OSHA asbestos standards and applicable EPA regulations.
  • Development of comprehensive easy-to-read inspection reports.

Project Design:

  • Michigan Accredited Asbestos Project Designers
  • Providing comprehensive asbestos abatement project specifications to clients.
  • Intended to ensure that asbestos abatement contractors bid “apples to apples”.
  • Development of professional maps/diagrams included within the specifications.
  • Specifications reviewed by our in-house attorney in order to ensure that our clients are protected through language included within the project design.

Project Management / Air Monitoring:

  • On-site air monitoring and project oversight during asbestos abatement activities.
  • Establishment of a laboratory on-site, including a Phase Contrast Microscope in order to ensure prompt analysis in accordance with the regulatory standards.
  • Necessary equipment and resources, in-house, to oversee the largest and most complex asbestos abatement projects.
  • Completion of daily records detailing the project status and providing full air sampling and project documentation to the client once the asbestos abatement has been completed.
  • Development of Negative Exposure Assessments in accordance with OSHA regulation.

Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Program Development:

  • Systematic approach to maintaining and managing asbestos at the workplace.
  • Designed to outline the employer’s policies and guidelines regarding asbestos related issues.
  • We have developed one of the most comprehensive written O & M Program templates in the country.
  • Customized to meet the needs of individual employers and building owners while ensure compliance with the applicable asbestos regulatory standards.
Asbestos Checking

Asbestos Consultation:

  • Expert interpretation of applicable asbestos regulatory standards for over twenty years.
  • Utilized as expert witnesses and presenters to government agencies on asbestos issues.
  • Utilized by contractors and building owners alike to speak on their behalf at regulatory enforcement appeal meetings.
  • Customized presentations to staff/building occupants who express asbestos concerns.