Licensed asbestos removalists with poor practice records are being targeted by a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland audit.
The removal of asbestos from the roof at Bundaberg's bulk sugar terminals will be carried out by Wiley.
In the unfortunate event of fire in a property containing asbestos it is essential to undertake a measured and structured response to ensure the safety of all involved, as well as the safety of the wider public.
An asbestos awareness campaign is about to begin, urging tradies to always check for asbestos before they start a new job.
A proactive inspection program is being carried out by WorkSafe WA to search for the presence of asbestos in plant and machinery.
Australia's National Asbestos Profile has been launched by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.
A user-friendly asbestos management resource package has been developed by the national Asbestos Awareness campaign, in order to help improve regulatory compliance across the sector.
There are two ways to approach spill control and countermeasures: 'active' and 'passive'.