Our Services

Safe handling and management of hazardous materials such as asbestos, is a complicated procedure that requires specialized equipment, expertise by trained professionals, competence and knowledge of provincial regulations.

Who we are

Universal Environmental Services (UES) is a full service hazardous materials abatement and removal company. Since 1994, UES has had extensive experience removing asbestos and other hazardous materials from buildings in the commercial, residential, industrial and public sectors.

If your building was built prior to the 1990s, there’s a good change you have asbestos containing materials in it. To be sure, you will need to contact a professional environmental consultant or technician to take samples and send them to a reputable asbestos testing lab for analysis.

Hazardous Materials

Before starting a renovation project, have a Hazardous Materials Assessment conducted to identify building materials...

Lead Asbestos Mold

In the news

Jail time possible for repeat asbestos violations

The Vancouver Sun. May 8, 2013

WorkSafeBC will ask the court for stronger action against a Lower Mainland asbestos removal contractor that could result in rare jail time for exposing workers to health risks.

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Firm fined for asbestos storage

The Vancouver Sun. Jan. 3, 2013

A Richmond-based disposal company has been fined $70,000 by a Provincial Court judge for illegally accepting and storing asbestos in 2011 on Mitchell Island.

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Asbestos Video

Watch WorkSafeBC’s 2 minute video on the dangers of Asbestos. This animation shows how asbestos fibres could damage lung tissue and lead to lung disease.

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