Framework Agreement for the professional surveying, identification, analysis, monitoring and certification of asbestos containing materials.
Professional services shall be in accordance with all relevant UK (Including Northern Ireland) Legislation and Guidance, e.g.
• The Control of Asbestos Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012
• The Hazardous Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005
• HSE ‘Asbestos: The Survey Guide (HSG264)’
• HSE ‘Asbestos: The Analysts’ Guide For Sampling Analysis & Clearance Procedures (HSG248)’.
Identification Analysis will be carried out using Polarised Light Microscopy. Fibre Identification will be carried out using Phased Contrast Microscopy. Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) or Transient Electron Microscopy may be required however these services are not covered under the terms of this contract and on the rare occasion required will be agreed on an individual basis.
The Framework Agreement with the Economic Operator will be based on partnering and may involve working in conjunction with other Contractors appointed directly by the Contracting Authority.
All correspondance to be via eSourcingNI web portal