May1

Best Practice Asbestos Forum for Councils

  • Date:

    1 May 2019

  • Time:

    9:00 am - 2:30 pm

  • Location:

    Singleton Shire Council

On 1 May 2019 LGNSW & Singleton Shire Council will host a forum on best practice asbestos management for councils.

Location: Singleton Youth Venue, 9 Bathurst Street, Singleton, NSW, 2330

Time: 9am–2.30pm

Cost: free

Registration: https://lgsa.wufoo.com/forms/r1tg0fog1305jyf/

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.

Contact: Daniel Adler LGNSW Asbestos Policy Project manager. Daniel.adler@lgnsw.org.au. 9242 4128.