Update on Activities of the Asbestos Safety Eradication Agency (ASEA)
Presenter(s): Dr Georgia Khatib, ASEA Assistant Director
Georgia will be speaking on the various ASEA activities with a focus on Occupational Hygiene. The presentation will include work ASEA is undertaking to improve consistency in asbestos risk assessments and the quality of asbestos registers, as well as a detailed update on the asbestos cement roof hotspots project. The roof hotspots project is an important component of the broader ASEA research program to develop a national residential asbestos heatmap.
WSP was engaged by Safe Work Australia to review 726 chemical. The objective of the review was to ensure the WES was up-to-date and based on the highest quality, contemporary evidence and supported by a rigorous scientific approach.