May31

Best Practice Asbestos Management for Councils (Port Macquarie)

  • Date:

    31 May 2018

  • Time:

    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

  • Location:

    Glasshouse, Cnr Clarence and Hay Streets, Port Macquarie

This forum will offer participants the opportunity to explore the role that councils play in the safe management and regulation of asbestos within their Local Government Areas.

Councils from NSW are invited to attend along with representatives from the EPA, SafeWork, Office of Emergency Management, Office of Local Government, and LGNSW to discuss the following topic areas:

  • Case Studies on the management of asbestos by councils
  • Asbestos Management during emergencies & incidents
  • Asbestos land contamination, asbestos waste management and illegal dumping of asbestos
  • Management of asbestos risks within council workplaces
  • Naturally Occurring Asbestos
  • The Model Asbestos Policy for NSW Councils

Who should attend? Officers and staff from the following areas of council:

  • Asset Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Health, Building and Regulation
  • Planning & Development
  • Properties and facilities management
  • Waste Management
  • Work Health and Safety