An asbestos register is not required if the building was constructed after 31 December 1989 and no asbestos has been identified at the workplace and asbestos is not likely to be present.
An asbestos management plan helps people with management and control of buildings and other relevant structures to prevent exposure to airborne asbestos fibres by their staff and site visitors.
Requirements for asbestos removal licensing, clearance inspections and air monitoring.
Switchboard panels and meter boards may contain asbestos. If they were constructed or imported before 1 January 2004 they may contain asbestos containing materials (ACM).
Minor work on non-friable asbestos can be done safely by following established safe work procedures to both reduce the likelihood of asbestos fibres becoming airborne and to reduce the risk of any fibres being inhaled.
It is important that safe work procedures are in place when carrying out asbestos work or asbestos-related work to prevent fibres becoming airborne.
A structured outline designed for employers, registered training organisations, vocational education students and the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.
A notification must be submitted to WHSQ before certain asbestos and demolition work takes place.
A wide range of free resources providing information and guidance on asbestos related topics and issues.
Health monitoring is required for certain workers involved in asbestos removal or other asbestos-related work.
- Last updated
- 10 January 2019
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