North Star attains UKAS type c licence for asbestos testing

North Star attains UKAS type c licence for asbestos testing

North Star Environmental is delighted to announce its attainment of a Type C Licence under UKAS accreditation ISO 17020 for asbestos testing. This licence grants us permission to perform a full range of asbestos inspections to third party organisations. Within the industry, dutyholders can often overlook the Type C licence, or view it as somehow…

What actually is asbestos?

What actually is asbestos?

The subject of asbestos has been open to rumour, conjecture and hearsay for generations. With so many horror stories appearing on television and in newspapers, it can be difficult to penetrate the urban myth and discover the facts about this hazardous substance. So, what is asbestos, after all? The term refers to a set of…