Asbestos & Hazardous Materials

Overview

The management of asbestos materials and products in workplaces is widely legislated across Australia. Achieving the standards of work health and safety of employees, contractors and the general public is the basis of managing your asbestos obligations as a duty holder.

Duty holders including a ‘person conducting a business or undertaking’ (PCBU) Employers, property owners and or building occupiers are required to ensure that asbestos risks are effectively controlled to minimise exposure to employees and anyone entering the workplace.

Greencap can assist in developing a range of systems and risk control strategies to meet compliance requirements and provide effective solutions to managing asbestos risk issues in the workplace.

The legislation across all states and territories maintain that all PCBUs or controllers of the workplace must:

Asbestos and Hazardous Risk Assessment Audits

Laboratory Asbestos Analysis and Monitoring

Abatement Works and Asbestos Risks

Risk Communication, Induction and Training

Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Management Programs

Hazardous Building Materials Audits