SA - Asbestos Legislation - Company banned and fined $24k

An employee of an asbestos removal company has been fined $24,000 and banned for 3 years, after several counts of unsafe removal work. The man was convicted of undertaking Class A removal work without authorisation, providing false and misleading information to the regulator, and failing to engage a qualified person to carry out mandatory air monitoring, among other things.


For more information on this asbestos legislation ruling, click here.

Looking for guidance on the sampling process?

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has released guidance on taking materials for testing. The guidance recommends that a professional takes samples, but provides self-guidance including steps for preparation, sample taking and cleaning up.


Click here to view the three steps in full detail.