Hazard Management

Asbestos Management 

In accordance with the legislation, Southern Cross University ensures regular audits are performed to identify asbestos or asbestos-containing materials (ACM), maintains a register of all the materials identified and implements an Asbestos Management Plan. 

To reach our goal of being asbestos free, Southern Cross University is continuously planning asbestos removal works. 

Warning labels have been placed on all identified materials and listed on the Asbestos Register. 

Property Services maintain the Asbestos Register and Asbestos Management Plan. For more information, please contact propertyservices@scu.edu.au.

Reporting Suspected Materials

If you suspect a material contains asbestos, immediately notify the Director, Property Services, Danika Head (danika.head@scu.edu.au / 0429 467 088), Manager, Capital and Minor Works, Geoff Cottee (geoff.cottee@scu.edu.au / 0408 487 423) or Manager, Facilities Operations and Contractors, Leo Gortz (leo.gortz@scu.edu.au /  0466 746 055).For more information, please refer to the Asbestos Management Plan. 

Maintenance/Construction/Demolition/Servicing Works Performed in an Area Containing Asbestos

Any trade staff or contractors attends site for works must complete the required induction, sign and return an Asbestos Acknowledgement Form and consult with the Asbestos Register and Manager, Capital and Minor Works, Geoff Cottee (geoff.cottee@scu.edu.au / 0408 487 423) before commencing work.

All safety documentation must be completed and returned in addition to the above requirements. 

Asbestos Documentation

Asbestos Management Plan 

Asbestos Register

Asbestos Acknowledgement Form

Asbestos Management Plan SCU Lismore G Block 

Asbestos Management Plan SCU Lismore O Block

Asbestos Management Plan SCU Lismore S Block

Asbestos Management Plan SCU Lismore U Block

 

Relevant Legislation:

NSW - Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017

QLD - Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011

NSW - Code of Practice: How to manage and control asbestos in the workplace

QLD - Code of Practice: How to manage and control asbestos in the workplace