Safe Environments Pty Limited


Slip Resistance Reference Material Metrology Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

20 Dec 2023


Unit 4, 40 Bessemer St
Blacktown, NSW 2148



Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Slip Resistance Reference Material Metrology Laboratory

ISO 17034 (2016)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Asbestos analysis reference materials Asbestos fibres; Bulk materials for asbestos testing; Non asbestos fibres Asbestos identifiers; Identity Polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining); Scanning electron microscope-Energy dispersive x-ray (SEM-EDX); Stereomicroscopy; X-ray diffraction (XRD) AS 4964; ISO 22262-1; HSG248 and in-house method SOP Reference Material Production Asbestos and Associated Non-Asbestos Fibres


Identification of Actinolite; Amosite; Anthophyllite; Chrysotile; Crocidolite; Tremolite, Organic Fibres & Synthetic Mineral Fibres (Man Made Vitreous Fibres).
Non-certified identity using the procedures detailed in the procedure section of this scope row.

Asbestos Identifiers
Physical Attributes: colour, habit, combustibility, tenacity, lustre, shape, texture, strength, elasticity, water absorption, mass, friability
Morphology: asbestiform, aspect ratio, length, width
Crystalline structure: atomic spacing, interplanar spacing, lattice spacing and optical properties (orientation, extinction, birefringence, pleochroism, dispersion staining colours)
Elemental composition

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