Supporting Environments for Science

CCTech Services Division


Welcome to the CCTech Service Division whereby CCTech will utilise expertise gained as a specialist provider supporting the design, development and operation of environments for leading research facilities & healthcare institutions to provide inspection, laboratory staff training, planned preventative maintenance, repair and emergency fumigation response services for: -

  • Containment Levels (CL) 3 & 4 Facilities - as designated by the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) & Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

About us

Steve Robertson Associate Director joins CCTech to run the Service Division, with more than 25 years’ experience he is recognised as one of the leading experts in the field of laboratory containment. He is eminently qualified to advise, having attained Chartered Chemist and Occupational Hygiene qualifications, the latter related to the examination, testing and design of Local Exhaust Ventilation. Steve has been personally responsible for the delivery of fumigation services to more than 100 laboratories and has also advised and provided consultancy to support regulatory bodies with respect to guidance notes and other regulatory criteria.

Laboratory Integrity Testing & Emergency Fumigation Service

In order to comply with the requirements of COSHH regulations and specifically the HSE publications “The management, design and operation of microbiological containment laboratories” & “Sealability of Microbiological Containment Level 3 and 4 Facilities”, CL3 and CL4 laboratories must be inspected annually at no more than 14 month intervals. CCTech will contract to provide these mandatory inspections planned preventative maintenance, including the following:

  • Inspection of HVAC system including HEPA filters and seals
  • Room Integrity Testing
  • Calibration of Air Pressure Monitoring Instrumentation
  • Air Pressure Alarm Testing
  • Assessment of Room Suitability for Fumigation
  • Review and Develop Fumigation Protocol
  • Defects Corrective Action and Retest
  • Registration & Certification to Fumigation Cover including Spill Emergency call – out
  • HSE Incident Notification Management Advice in the event of an emergency
  • Training of Lab Staff for Room Integrity Checks and Procedures

Experience has shown that there have been a number of well-publicised failures in laboratory containment. Not all providers are the same, CCTech Services team has un-matched laboratory containment experience. To ensure that your facility maintains its integrity please discuss your requirements for existing facilities or new projects by calling our team on:

Tel: 01223 902998

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