Asbestos and Natural Disasters
Thursday 24th November , 4.00 – 5.30pm AEDT
This webinar focusses on the experiences and lessons learnt from fires and floods in the management of asbestos to prevent exposures to workers and the communities caught up in the clean-ups. Today’s presenters have been on the front line dealing with the challenges of asbestos exposures during these tragic events.
1. Impacts of Asbestos on the Community following NSW Wickham Fires
Jason Wall, SafeWork NSW, Assistant State Inspector, Asbestos and Demolition Unit
2. Management of Asbestos during the NSW Black Summer Bush fire.
John Batty, Past President AHCA,
3. Public Works Emergency Management Experiences with Asbestos Clean-ups in Large Scale Emergencies in NSW.
John Formosa, NSW Public Works Dept, Environmental Manager / Project Manager
4. National Residential Asbestos Heatmap to Support Asbestos Management in Disaster Events
Dr Georgia Khatib, Assistant Director, ASEA
Facilitator - Andrew Orfanos , Past President AIOH
Panel Discussion - Speakers, Andrew Orfanos and Neil Shepherd, (NATA)
Register on the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) website