Careers in Asbestos Management Services

The Asbestos Management Services team forms part of Hampshire Scientific Services and is based at the Hampshire Scientific Service laboratory in Southsea.

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About the team

The team sits within the Universal Services department of Hampshire County Council.

We are the Hampshire County Council lead in managing risks posed by asbestos and deliver services to ensure compliance with asbestos legislation. We are a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 0024 and a UKAS accredited inspection body No. 0161. We deliver asbestos testing and inspection services for Hampshire County Council and other clients, including Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Services and Isle of Wight Council.

We have representatives that sit on the UKAS Technical Advisory Committee for Asbestos and the Health and Safety Laboratory Fibres Proficiency Testing Steering Committee. We're also recognised by the British Occupation Hygiene Society (BOHS) as a training provider for the P Module Qualifications.

Reasons to work for us

  • We support staff to work to the right quality standards
  • We offer a good work-life balance with work limited to the Hampshire region
  • We only work directly to clients and ensure full impartiality from asbestos removal contractors
  • We promote staff development in all asbestos analytical disciplines and encourage staff to get involved in team development projects.

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Our mission statement

The Asbestos Management Services team has a shared vision with Hampshire Scientific Service to provide excellent scientific services to help protect people and communities in the areas of food, health, crime and the environment.

  • asbestos testing
  • asbestos staff
  • asbestos research

Meet the team

Offering a good work-life balance, we support staff to work to the right quality standards. We encourage innovation in our expanding team and provide the opportunity to get involved in wider development projects to advance the team.