Asbestos is a building material known to have been used in over 3000 materials up until the 1990s. At JTA Health Safety & Noise, we’ve been helping businesses comply with asbestos regulations for over 35 years.
You have a duty of care to your workers, as well as a legal obligation to meet health and safety regulations in your state or territory. Our division 5 asbestos audit is an essential starting point if you’re operating from a building or plant constructed prior to 2004.
While asbestos was widely used in construction up until the 1990s, it has since been identified as hazardous and can cause serious health issues if not properly managed or removed. If your building was constructed prior to 2004, a division 5 report is required to help identify asbestos-containing materials.
If you think your building might contain asbestos, a division 5 inspection audit will identify it. A division 5 register and report, prepared as part of the service will list the presence of asbestos-containing materials (ACMs), and provide recommendations. To comply with the OHS Regulations, the register must be reviewed, every 5 years. The register includes information relating to ACM such as the:
As part of a division 5 survey, our asbestos specialists will make a visual inspection of your site and take non-destructive samples for closer analysis in a NATA-accredited laboratory.
A division 5 hazardous materials audit on your premises, is the first step to meeting your obligations around occupational health and safety in relation to asbestos. To speak with an asbestos specialist, make an enquiry online or give us a call today on 1300 856 282.