- Incident Response
- Environmental Services
- Specialist Services
Modern day incidents increasingly require a higher level, scientific input to supplement the physical response efforts. Be it on site analysis of unknown substances, through to laboratory analysis and secure storage of hazardous evidence for future legal proceedings.
Braemar Howells’ Forensic Science personnel are able to provide rapid assistance to both Industry and the Emergency Services in this area. Whether it be at the scene of an Industrial Fire, Crime Scene or Road Traffic Collision, the highly experienced personnel are able to liaise with Emergency Services Silver and Bronze Commanders and provide them with advice upon identification of Unknown Substances. Often, the Forensic Science Personnel provide the link between the Emergency and Recovery Phase of any Hazardous Incident.
Utilising skills gained over many years experience, these personnel are also fully qualified to undertake Equipment Failure Investigations, Fire Investigation and assess new technology as being fit for purpose.
The fully secure Braemar Howells Laboratory has a Hazardous Evidence storage room and all personnel are familiar with ‘Chain of Custody Requirements and Procedures’ and are also experienced in acting as Expert Witnesses in Hazardous Incident Court Cases.