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FAMANZ – Panel Discussion – Tackling Asbestos Contaminated Mulch – AIOH

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  • 20/06/2024
  • Thursday, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • +61 3 9989 4234 | office@famanz.org
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FAMANZ – Panel Discussion – Tackling Asbestos Contaminated Mulch – AIOH


Thursday, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


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FAMANZ – Panel Discussion – Tackling Asbestos Contaminated Mulch – AIOH


Thursday, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Panel Discussion – Tackling Asbestos Contaminated Mulch: Implications for Safety and Best Practices


Thursday 20 June, 2024
1.00pm AEST | 3.00pm NZST | 11.00am AWST

LOCATION:   Zoom – your computer
COST: Members* Free (including AIOH Members)

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This will be a pre recorded webinar with a live Q&A

Asbestos contamination in mulch remains a topical issue and this challenge continues to extend across borders. In response, the Faculty of Asbestos Management of Australia and New Zealand (FAMANZ) is convening a highly anticipated panel discussion with industry experts to address the concerns and learnings around asbestos-contaminated mulch in Australia. This panel, taking place on Thursday 20 June, 2024 will delve into the complexities of asbestos contamination, share recent findings, and explore best practices that can be applied locally and internationally.

Key Discussion Points

The panel will cover the discovery of this hidden hazard, the risks to health, managing perceptions of the public and Governments and other critical aspects of managing asbestos-contaminated mulch, including:

  • Identification and Risk Assessment: Techniques for detecting asbestos in mulch and assessing the associated health risks.
  • Regulatory Frameworks: Current regulations in Australia governing asbestos contamination and the need for updated policies to address risk.
  • Best Practices in Remediation: Effective methods for managing asbestos from mulch and preventing future contamination.
  • Cross-Border Learnings: How Australia’s East Coast approach can inform and be informed across jurisdictions and by international practices, emphasising the importance of global collaboration.
Why Attend?

Attendees will gain:

  • Cutting-Edge Knowledge: Stay informed about the latest developments in asbestos contamination.
  • Practical Insights: Learn actionable strategies for managing asbestos in mulch and other materials.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with leading experts and peers in the field.
Join the Conversation

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a crucial discussion on asbestos management. The panel promises to deliver a comprehensive overview of the challenges and solutions associated with asbestos-contaminated mulch, with implications that extend far beyond Australia’s borders.

Events is run by FAMANZ with an invitation for AIOH members, Should you have issue please contact FAMANZ directly

+61 3 9989 4234


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