FOCUS AREAS

Asbestos in Soils

BJECTIVES: 

The Asbestos in Soils Focus Area (AIS FA) aims to increase awareness of the occupational health and safety, environmental and regulatory issues surrounding asbestos in soils.

To develop an approach to the assessment and management of asbestos in soils that is in general accordance with the current Victorian OH&S and Environmental legislative requirements.

Engage EPA, Worksafe and other key stakeholders to develop a pragmatic and consistent approach in assessing, analysing and managing asbestos risk in soil.

 

RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS:

Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (1 July 2007) 

Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SR NO 22 OF 2017)
https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/laws/ohs

EPA Victoria - Asbestos Transport and Disposal - Publication IWRG611.2 (June 2007) –
http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/our-work/publications/publication/2017/june/iwrg611-2

Dept of Health/Environment and Conservation (WA) - Guidelines for the Assessment, Remediation and Management of Asbestos-Contaminated Sites in Western Australia (May, 2009) 

http://www.asbestos.vic.gov.au/about-asbestos

EPA Victoria and Worksafe Victoria – Asbestos Contaminated Soil (October 2010)

 

BENEFITS OF JOINING

The AIS FA provides opportunity to:

• Meet with a diverse group of professionals from within the land contamination industry
• Have further involvement with ACLCA
• Increase professional development i.e. communication, presentation and networking skills
• Increase understanding and knowledge of AIS relevant to our industry.

 

HOW YOU CAN JOIN

 The AIS FA meet every quarter.  Meetings are informal with coffee and light breakfast catered and location will vary and depend on who is in attendance Please note that the timing and frequency of meetings may be subject to change given committee member availability and pending focus area deliverables.

If you are interested in attending a meeting, joining the committee, or have any suggestions, please contact the chairperson Steve Bos via steve.bos@prensa.com.au or ACLCA Executive Officer, Emily Burke via  vic@aclca.org.au

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Steve Bos  (Chair) Prensa

Richard Griffin Senversa

Tom Madill Tonkin and Taylor

Shane Collins Prensa