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BETTER WORK TASMANIA NETWORKING FORUM
Presented by Asbestos Free Tasmania and WorkSafe Tasmania

Wednesday 23 November 
4pm-6pm
Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart and online

Register now to attend

Supporting National Asbestos Awareness Week 2022 this Forum will explore:

  • what is asbestos?
  • where asbestos can be found?
  • how to manage asbestos?
  • asbestos in vinyl products and flooring
  • the health risks and impacts of asbestos exposure
  • Tasmania’s statistics and the Tasmanian asbestos compensation scheme.

Please, note that the Program is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the Forum.

4.00pm

Housekeeping

Stephanie Mirowski, Senior Projects Manager Events, WorkSafe Tasmania

4.03pm

Official opening

Dr Rob Walters, WorkCover Tasmania Board member

4.08pm

Asbestos Safety in Tasmania

Vicki Tabor, Director Stakeholder Engagement, WorkSafe Tasmania

4.20pm

What is asbestos, where can asbestos be found, how to manage asbestos and the health effects

Brett Hislop, Senior Work Health and Safety Advisor, WorkSafe Tasmania

4.42pm

Asbestos Free Tasmania Forum – Industry Changes & Future Issues

Alex Brettingham-Moore, Business Manager, Aegis AC Pty Ltd/Committee of Management Member Asbestos Free Tasmania Foundation

5.04pm

Asbestos Research and Coordination: What progress is being made under the National Asbestos Strategic Plan?

Julia Collins, Director – Policy, Research and Data Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA)

5.26pm

Asbestos – Queensland Perspective: How asbestos incidents are managed through various Qld government organisations and a current topical asbestos incident.

John Snooks, Chief Advisor (Asbestos), Workplace Health and Safety Queensland/Asbestos Free Tasmania Committee of Management Member

5.43pm

Asbestos Compensation Scheme in Tasmania

Vicki Tabor, Director Stakeholder Engagement, WorkSafe Tasmania

5.48pm

Asbestos Free Tasmania update

Simon Cocker, President, Asbestos Free Tasmania Foundation

6.00pm

Close and networking

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Light refreshments and networking opportunities provided.

To find out more about Asbestos Awareness Week 2022 (21-27 November) go to asbestossafety.gov.au

Register now to attend


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Updated: 21st November 2022
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