Committed to ensuring each client meets legislative requirements, JTA have expert consultants and specialists that can help you understand your responsibilities in regards to hazardous materials. As the owner of a property or ‘person conducting business or undertaking’ (PCBU), it is your responsibility to identify and control hazardous materials in the workplace.
Common hazardous building materials include asbestos, lead, polychlorinated biphenyls in light fittings (PCB’s), ozone depleting substances (ODS), synthetic mineral fibres (SMF), mould and other chemicals.
Classified as materials that often don’t pose a risk to the health of nearby individuals until damaged due to disruption (e.g. renovation). The danger of hazardous materials may include burns, skin, eye or lung irritation and potentially cancer.
Get your workplace audited by an experienced consultant, to ensure all hazardous materials are identified & managed or safely disposed of. Each hazardous materials audit includes: