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Asbestos Awareness Week 2019 – Apprentice Safety Session – Townsville

We’re inviting trade apprentices and their supervisors to attend a free two-hour safety session for practical guidance on how to work safely with asbestos.

Come along and hear from an inspector from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s Asbestos Unit, and Safety Advocate Don Sager who has experienced firsthand the devastating consequences of asbestos exposure.

Breakfast will be provided.

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7.00am Registration and breakfast
7.30am Master of ceremonies welcome
7:35am Film – Losing Breath – The Adam Sager Story
7.55am Don Sager – WHSQ Safety Advocate

Don lost his son Adam from asbestos related disease when he was 25. Sadly, Adam was unknowingly being exposed to fibres during house renovations when he was 18 months old.
8.15am WHSQ – Asbestos safety
8.45am Q and A
9.00am Event close

*Program subject to change

Event details


Pimlico TAFE Campus - E Block
Corner Hugh Street and Fulham Road

Date 19 November 2019
Time 7.00am - 9.00am
Cost Free

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Last updated
18 October 2019