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.
|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|
|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|
|IMS002_004||Asbestos Management Procedure|
|IMS002_005||Demolition and Excavation Management Procedure|
|IMS002_004_FRM002||Asbestos Removal Control Plan|
|IMS002_004_FRM003||Asbestos Sample Sheet|
|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|
|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|
|Asbestos and Demolition Notifications to Workplace Health and Safety|
|Regulated Waste Transport Certificate|
|Regulated Waste Vehicles Updates|
|Demolition Work Licence|
|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|