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Work health and safety related to asbestos is regulated by each state and territory.
To view a copy of the Victorian regulations please click on the following link:
Occupational Health & Safety Regulations (VIC) 2017
To view a model* copy of the Australian Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations 2011 please click on the following link:
*(The model WHS Regulations are model provisions only. To be legally binding they need to be enacted or passed by Parliament in each jurisdiction)
Compliance Code – Removal of asbestos in workplaces
WorkSafe Victoria have compiled a compliance code in regards to the removal of asbestos in workplaces, which can be viewed at the following link;
From 1st July 2013, the Australian Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations introduced an asbestos assessor licence as a requirement for air monitoring, clearance inspections or the issuing of clearance certificates for class A asbestos removal works.
To be eligible for this licence you must be able to demonstrate you have carried out training (or have adequate experience) in the asbestos removal industry over the past two years. Identifibre Pty Ltd has a number of staff with the asbestos assessor licence.
Asbestos Assessor Licence
Eliza Henshaw: LAA001021
Michael Retra: LAA001101
Ben Ward: LAA001216
Brian McKane: LAA001217
Matthew Owen: LAA001228
NATA Laboratory Accreditation Number: 15132
Identifibre Pty Ltd complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005
7.82 Workplace Environment and Hazards
.01 Asbestos Fibre Counting
Estimation of airborne asbestos fibre by the membrane filter method described in the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note (2005) and Identifibre method No.1
.08 Synthetic Mineral Fibre Counting
Estimation of airborne synthetic mineral fibres using the membrane filter method described in the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note (1989) and Identifibre method No. 1 and 4
.81 Volume Measurement (Air)
Work Safely in the Construction Industry – White Card
The ‘White Card’ is a term used to describe the nationally-recognised plastic card required by all on-site construction workers in Australia. It is issued by state and territory governments following successful completion of the construction induction course ‘Work Safely in the Construction Industry’, commonly known as White Card training.
All consultants have completed the ‘Work Safely in the Construction Industry’ (White Card) training or the previous format Red Card.