Addressing Asbestos Compliance Gaps

In a recent report, SafeWork SA highlighted concerning lapses in asbestos safety regulations, with 5348 asbestos notifications received in 2022-23. Two compliance campaigns revealed substantial non-compliance among duty holders managing asbestos-containing buildings. SafeWork SA took decisive actions, including suspending and cancelling licenses for non-compliant removalists and assessors. The campaigns identified common shortcomings in asbestos management across workplaces. With an estimated 4000 Australians annually succumbing to asbestos-related diseases, SafeWork SA emphasises ongoing vigilance and proactive removal efforts. Stay informed about asbestos safety measures and explore the detailed reports and resources on SafeWork SA’s website.

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