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Queensland’s workplace health and safety legislation provides a framework for the regulation of asbestos related risk in work environments. The legislation places legal obligations on certain people and details requirements that must be complied with.

To discharge our workplace health and safety obligations with regard to asbestos we must comply with the:

The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 also provides minimum standards and practical advice for the control of workplace hazards through various Codes of practice.

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011

These codes are given legal standing in Queensland’s workplace health and safety framework.

The practices, procedures and requirements set out in the above codes of practice must be complied with in the same manner as a regulation.

The main requirements relating to asbestos in the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 are as follows:

All work on asbestos-containing materials (ACM) must be carried out in accordance with the practices and procedures set out in the:


The appendices of the asbestos management code contain specific instructions for how to safely work with ACM which must be followed for:

Chapter 4 s143 of the Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 2011 requires that a business that performs the prescribed activity of demolition work must hold a licence to carry out that activity.

The Regulation provides that demolition work is a prescribed activity:

(a) The dismantling of formwork, falsework, or other structures designed or used to provide support, access or containment during construction work; or
(b) The removal of power, light or telecommunication poles.

All Demolition Work must be carried out in accordance with the practices and procedures set out in the:

Dawsons Group of Companies are certified to perform Asbestos Removal and Demolition Work. We have incorporated the requirements of this certification into our integrated management system. For ease of operation Licenses, Insurances, Certificates, Policies, Procedures,  Plans, Forms, standards, codes of practice, and general information related to Asbestos Removal and Demolition works have been listed below.

Controlled documents (documents without links) are available for the Tron Document Management System.

Asbestos Inspection and Material Registers

Site Address Report Number Expiry
Cairns Workshop 50-56 Greenbank Road Stratford QLD 4870 179537-1-1 28/03/2019
Construction Workshop 67-69 Greenbank Road Stratford QLD 4870 179537-1-2 12/03/2019
Townsville Workshop 2 Desma Court Bohle QLD 4814 179537-1-3 14/03/2019
WaterJet Workshop 321 Bayswater Road Garbutt QLD 4810 179537-1-4 13/03/2019
Woodfield Workshop 323 Bayswater Road Garbutt QLD 4810 179537-1-5 13/03/2019
Charters Towers Workshop 9 Stockholm Road Charters Towers QLD 4820 179537-1-6 14/03/2019

Licenses, Insurances and Certificates

DE General and products liability insurance policy AWBOTBCBU exp 04 Nov 2021
DE QLD WorkCover certificate of currency 376080PZBI exp 04 Nov 2021
DE Industrial special risk insurance policy (Business Pack) 15T6603882 exp 04 Nov 2021
DE Asbestos removal liability insurance policy BNEIL20464021 exp 04 Nov 2021
DE Certificate to perform prescribed activity Asbestos Class A 2302762 exp 28 Jan 2024
DE Certificate to perform prescribed activity Demo 2315022 exp 29 Nov 2022
Demolition and asbestos license A Stanley
Demolition and asbestos license W Dawson
Class A Asbestos Material Removal Supervisor Certificate Lex Stanley
Class A Asbestos Material Removal Supervisor Certificate Wes Dawson
Q-Build Pre-Qualification Certificate Registration #620 Issued October 2018

Policies, Procedures, Plans and Forms (In Tron Documents)

IMS002_004 Asbestos Management Procedure
IMS002_005 Demolition and Excavation Management Procedure

IMS002_004_FRM001 Asbestos JSEA
IMS002_004_FRM002 Asbestos Removal Control Plan
IMS002_004_FRM003 Asbestos Sample Sheet
IMS002_004_FRM004 Asbestos Audit
IMS002_004_FRM005 Asbestos Air Sampling Sheet
IMS002_004_FRM006 Asbestos Driver Safety Guidelines and Spill Kit Contents Sheet
IMS002_004_FRM007 Asbestos Vehicle Emergency Procedure Sheet
IMS002_005_FRM001 Demolition Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS+
IMS002_005_FRM002 Demolition Safe Work Plan
IMS002_005_FRM003 Demolition Preliminary Analysis Sheet
IMS002_005_FRM004 Demolition Daily Toolbox Talk / Start up
IMS002_005_FRM005 Demolition End of Shift Checklist
HRR_FE103 Dawsons Group Medical Assessment

Standards, Codes of Practice and Guides

NOHSC 2002-2005 Safe Removal of Asbestos
National COP National Code of Practice - How to Safely Remove Asbestos
State COP QLD Code of Practice - How to Safely Remove Asbestos 2011
National COP National Code of Practice - How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace
State COP QLD Code of Practice - How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace 2011
AS 2601- 2001 Australian Standard 2601 Demolition of Structures
National COP National Code of Practice - Demolition Work
State COP QLD Code of Practice - Demolition Work 2013

General Information

Asbestos and Demolition Notifications to Workplace Health and Safety
Regulated Waste Transport Certificate
Regulated Waste Vehicles Updates
Asbestos Licences
Demolition Work Licence
Prescribed Occupations
Asbestos Induction
Asbestos Presentation
Asbestos alert presentation - NT WorkSafe
Asbestos and demo experience K Dawson
Asbestos info - DEIR
Asbestos subject info - DEIR
Friable asbestos material
National asbestos management plan for electrical and contracting industry
New asbestos B class licence from 07.2006
PPE for working with 10m2 bonded asbestos fact sheet