Forum - Best Practice Asbestos Management for Councils

  • Date:

    23 May 2019

  • Time:

    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Location:

    Griffith City Council Offices (Council Chamber), 1 Benerembah Street, Griffith


On 23 May 2019 LGNSW, Griffith Shire Council, and the RAMJO Riverina Waste Group will host a forum on best practice asbestos management for councils.

Details: Councils from NSW are invited to attend along with representatives from the EPA, SafeWork, Fire & Rescue, Planning & Environment, and LGNSW to discuss the following topic areas:

  • Asbestos Management during emergencies & incidents
  • Asbestos land contamination, asbestos waste management and illegal dumping of asbestos
  • Management of asbestos risks within council workplaces
  • The Model Asbestos Policy for NSW Councils
  • Land Contamination and Remediation of Land

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

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.