Hazardous materials pose a potential threat to the health and safety of people, property and the environment and are present across many different industries.
To ensure that your employees are able to work with hazardous materials in the safest way possible, their use is strictly regulated by a number of Codes, Regulations and Standards. You must identify hazardous materials, assess and control their risks in the workplace and safely store and transport them.
Generally, hazardous materials refer to chemicals, lead, mould and asbestos. More broadly they include:
Our team of highly experienced Occupational Hygienists are all members of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists and have the most up-to-date knowledge to help you navigate the complex task of managing hazardous materials in your workplace and meeting your compliance requirements.