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Our Expertise

Keefer Haz Mat Services (KHM) has extensive experience in the identification and safe handling/removal of hazardous materials including asbestos, lead, PCBs, ODSs and mold. The KHM team is also well-qualified to perform environmental site assessments for the identification and safe removal of other environmental contaminants in soil and groundwater. KHM also provides expert services for general occupational health and safety audits and management plan development for diverse clients, in addition to offering a variety of training programs related to worker health and safety.
The KHM team prides itself in its ability to create a safe work environment for homeowners and workers in the presence of hazardous materials.
Hazardous Materials

Bulk Sampling​

  • Identification and collection of potential hazardous building materials or other environmental mediums

  • ​Samples collected will be tested by an accredited laboratory using approved CDC and/or EPA procedures

  • Sample turn-around times range from 24-hours to 1 week depending on the client's needs

Hazardous Materials Inventory

  • Provision of site-specific hazardous material inventory report following WorkSafeBC template

  • Identify all confirmed hazardous buildings materials present and their condition​

Risk Assessments

  • Determination and quantification of the risk associated with all confirmed hazardous materials

  • Risk classification completed following WorkSafeBC template, including consideration of condition, friability, concentration of material and presence in air plenum

Indoor Air Quality

Asbestos & Lead​

  • Daily air quality monitoring inside and outside of abatement containment to ensure safe work environment 

  • Air clearance monitoring prior to abatement containment tear down to ensure appropriate air quality

  • In house PCM laboratory and NIOSH 582-trained employees 

Mould & Moisture

  • General indoor air quality testing including ventiliation, temperature, humidity, CO2

  • Air sampling for presence of mould in indoor environments 

  • Mould abatement monitoring

  • Samples analysed by accredited laboratory

Contaminated Sites

Remediation & Restoration

  • Environmental site assessments (ESA) and reclamation (CSA-standard Phase I, II and III ESAs)

  • Earthworks construction design, monitoring and inspection

  • Waterway and wetland work operating under Changes in and About a Stream permits

Environmental Policy Development

  • Drafting environmental management, monitoring and mitigation plans

  • Environmental assessment condition development

OH&S Services

Health & Safety Plan Development

  • Development and review of new or existing occupational health and safety plans

  • Safe work plans and procedures

  • Ventilation inspections

  • Accident investigation

  • Hazard identification

  • Emergency response planning 

  • Audit services.

Testing & Sales 

Equipment Testing and Sales 

  • Respirator fit-testing following CSA-standard Z94.4-02. Please call us to book! 

  • Respirators available for purchase at time of testing. 

DOP Testing/PAO Testing 

  • In-house DOP (Dispersed Oil Particulate) testing for HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filters.  

  • Test the integrity of HEPA filters to ensure that each unit is compliant with WorkSafe BC standards.


Worker Training 

  • Moderate-risk asbestos and lead abatement​​

  • High-risk asbestos and lead abatement

  • Respirator programs and fit-testing

  • Confined space

  • General occupational health and safety training customized to fit your needs.

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