Simplify Compliance with Regulatory Obligations

Our Market Solutions feature services we provide at scale across multiple geographical regions, unlocking unique value for your business operations. Our global network of experts and laboratories provide additional services, enabling you to follow international and local market trends while complying with regulatory obligations.

Inspections and Audits

Construction Supervision

Our team of local construction experts paired with our global expertise in quality management enables you to:

  • Ensure your construction projects meet your quality standards
  • Comply with insurance company guidelines
  • Reduce quality risks by taking advantage of the independent SGS brand

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Environmental Compliance Audits

Global corporations have the responsibility to ensure an effective compliance process to protect the environment. Our network of international and local environmental experts enable you to:

  • Manage local compliance at global level
  • Protect your brand from complaints/claims
  • Provide trust to insurance companies and shareholders

Health and Safety Compliance Audits

We provide a standardized approach on Health and Safety Compliance audits, taking local regulations and your internal standards into account, enabling you to:

  • Manage health and safety practices successfully at global level
  • Protect workers, employees, customers and tenants
  • Comply with insurance requirements

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Legionella Risk Assessments

Avoiding legionella contamination requires constant monitoring and risk mitigation. Our team of field specialists and accredited laboratories enable you to:

  • Reduce the risk of legionella contamination
  • Protect your brand from complaints/claims
  • Strengthen your global risk management

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Asbestos Survey

Though the use of asbestos has been banned for several years due to its threat to human health, its presence is still widespread around the world. As the world’s largest global expert in asbestos surveying, we enable you to:

  • Ensure compliance with local regulations on asbestos removal
  • Determine associated risks for different types of asbestos
  • Protect your workers and building occupants

Testing Services

Building Material Testing

With a global network of ISO 17025 accredited laboratories, our services span the full range of chemical, performance, mechanical and physical properties testing. Our network enables you to:

  • Reduce your supplier base by centralizing your supply chain for material testing
  • Take advantage of the SGS brand to provide assurance to your customers

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Soil Testing

With preliminary and detailed testing of soil contamination, we outline the possible risks and required steps in relation to the current and/or future use of your locations. Our testing solutions enable you to:

  • Calculate risks when purchasing or selling assets
  • Identify possible costs of decontamination
  • Protect the asset value of your sites

Asbestos Testing

Building owners, operators and facility management companies are responsible for identifying the presence, type of asbestos and concentration of airborne fibers to protect the health of building occupants. Our laboratory network enables you to:

  • Determine associated risks for different types of asbestos
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations on asbestos removal
  • Identify, control and plan remediation measures

Water Quality Monitoring and Testing

Many countries, states, and municipalities have specific requirements concerning water quality. To protect the environment and ensure public safety, water must be free from harmful contaminants, such as bacteria, heavy metals and pesticides. We enable you to:

  • Reduce your supplier base by centralizing your supply chain for water testing
  • Protect your brand from complaints/claims

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Air Quality Monitoring and Testing

Physical, chemical and microbiological pollution has been linked to certain diseases when concentrated in the indoor environment. We provide indoor air quality assessments supporting your environmental management and provide air quality monitoring solutions with real-time data access enabling you to:

  • Prepare for upcoming regulations related to air quality control
  • Ensure an efficient air quality monitoring process across your building portfolio
  • Protect your brand from complaints/claims


Our portfolio of EHS solutions is different in North America. For a detailed listing of EHS services, please visit