Hazardous Materials Services

YU is certified to provide hazardous materials (hazmat) and industrial hygiene consulting services. YU’s practice areas in this field include hazmat evaluation, testing, abatement design, construction support, and project monitoring services of Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM), Lead Based Paints (LBP), and other hazardous materials such as, PCBs, mercury, mold, and abatement oversight. We provide comprehensive  pre-design asbestos and lead-based paint surveys, mold inspections and microbial investigation, indoor air quality testing and remediation monitoring; develop hazardous materials abatement construction documents – drawings, specifications, site specific variances, Workplace Safety Plan (per NYC DEP and DOB requirements) customized for a specific project conditions, perform pre-bid services, conduct air and project monitoring of abatement projects and construction oversight. Our clients are Federal, State and Local Agencies as well as Architectural and Construction Management firms.

Asbestos & Lead Based Paints

  • Asbestos Pre-Demolition Survey
  • Asbestos Project Design Survey
  • New York City DEP ACP-5 Inspections & Assessment Report
  • AHERA Inspections & Management Plans to address Response Actions
  • Asbestos Hazard Assessment
  • Abatement Design and Construction Documents
  • Workplace Safety Plan (NYC DEP, DOB)
  • Pre-Bid Services
  • Site Specific Variance Applications
  • Abatement Project Monitoring
  • Hazmat Abatement Project Management & Final Reports
  • Lead Paint Inspections & Testing
  • Abatement Recommendations & Cost Estimate
  • Lead Abatement Design
  • Lead Paint Abatement Specifications
  • Lead Hazard Screening and Risk Assessment
  • Air Monitoring and Wipe Sampling
  • Lead in Drinking Water Testing

Mold Problem Solutions

  • Mold & Mildew Inspections
  • Microbiological Investigation
  • Identification of Moisture Sources
  • Testing for presence of Fungi on Building Materials
  • Tape Lift & Bulk Sampling of Mold
  • Mold Remediation Design

Indoor Air Quality Problem Solutions

  • Radon Sampling Testing
  • Reducing Exposure to Biological Contaminants
  • Reducing Exposure to Combustion Products
  • Reducing Exposure to Chemicals Pesticides
  • Sick Building Syndrome
  • Air O Cell Methodology and Testing for Fungi Bacteria in Air
  • Testing for Volatile Organic Components

Regulatory Compliance

Selected Hazardous Materials Projects

  • All
  • Environmental
  • Geotechnical
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Site Civil