SA Specialised Services can provide services for the safe removal of Hazardous Substances. SA Specialised Services is SAI Global certified, licenced, and insured for the decontamination of materials containing hazardous substances.

What are hazardous substances?

Hazardous substances are substances that can harm a person’s health. They may be solids, liquids, or gases. In the workplace, they are often in the form of fumes, dusts, mists, and vapours.

  • Substances harmful after repeated or prolonged exposure such as mould, lead, silica, cadmium, and aluminium.
  • Glues, paint, pesticides
  • Petroleum products, solvents, alucobond
  • Corrosives such as sulphuric acid and caustic soda
  • Irritants such as ammonia
  • Sensitising agents such as isocyanates
  • Cancer-causing substances (carcinogens) such as benzene and vinyl chloride acids

Possible side effects of exposure to hazardous substances

  • Cancer
  • Headache, nausea and vomiting
  • Skin rashes, such as dermatitis
  • Chemical burns
  • Poisoning
  • Disorders of the lung, kidney, or liver
  • Nervous system disorders.


If you require assistance with the removal of a hazardous substance, please feel free to contact us. We are more than happy to help in the clean-up of hazardous substances in Adelaide or Regional South Australia.

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