Asbestos in your Homes: A Hidden Danger to Sydney

A hidden danger to Sydney householders and tradespeople

Fatal Attraction

The presence of asbestos is unfortunately a common occurrence in many Sydney homes. The dangers of asbestos, material that potentially contains asbestos and the steps that you should be taking to deal with asbestos risks remain less well known among the general public. 

November is asbestos awareness month. ‘Get to know Asbestos this November’ aims to educate Australians about the dangers of asbestos in and around homes because Australia has one of the highest rates of asbestos-related diseases in the world.

Asbestos, once claimed to be the world’s miracle fibre and named from the ancient Greek word for ”inextinguishable” is cheap, strong and flexible, making it the perfect material for more than 3000 products, including insulation, vinyl tiles, carpet underlay, brake linings, roof tiles and cement sheeting (fibro).

When asbestos fibres are mixed with other materials, it produces what is called an asbestos containing material. At the time, it was easily mined and then combined to produce these products, and Australia loved it.  Now, for good reason, it’s called the “Devils Dust”.

The do-it-yourself (DIY) home renovator phenomenon has exploded over the last 15 or so years presenting a new wave of asbestos related concerns. While there is a move for all home renovators to have their properties assessed prior to renovations, we are not quite there yet.

With Sydney’s love affair with renovations and DIY projects, there is an increased danger that asbestos will continue to claim and effect more lives, as unsuspecting tradespeople and homeowners replace floors, walls, ceilings and out-houses containing asbestos.

Asbestos and your Health

MesotheliomaBreathing in asbestos fibres can cause asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. The risk of contracting these diseases increases with the number of fibres inhaled, while the risk of lung cancer from inhaling asbestos fibres is also greater if you smoke.

People who suffer health problems from exposure to asbestos usually do not experience symptoms until many years later. Asbestos related diseases can take many years to develop. Most diseases will not become apparent for at least 10 years after exposure to asbestos and more commonly 15-20 years. Some diseases, such as mesothelioma, may take up to 40 or more years to develop.

Malignant mesothelioma is the most common of the asbestos-related diseases monitored in Australia. A total of 11,667 people were newly diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma in Australia between 1982 and 2009, with men making up 85% of all cases. Since 2003, approximately 600 cases of newly diagnosed malignant mesothelioma cases have been reported each year.

A common story

The everyday humble redbrick house built in Sydney before 1987 may, without your knowledge, potentially contain asbestos. For instance, there could be asbestos cladding on the kitchen walls behind cupboards and tiles, asbestos in the fibro cement sheets on the walls of your shed, under the eaves, or in your drainage.

While you may very well be living with materials containing asbestos, your home may have a low health risk as the asbestos is “contained” (painted and sealed) and poses limited threat, unless disturbed.

It is important to recognise however, that any materials containing asbestos that has been exposed to fire or is weathered, smashed and crumbles, is known as Friable Asbestos, and must be inspected by a licensed assessor before any work commences as there is no safe level of exposure to asbestos fibres.

Managing Asbestos – Do Not Disturb

Asbestos can release fibres into the air when disturbed. It is particularly prevalent during the renovation and demolition of buildings containing asbestos, and when there is any direct impact action on the asbestos material, such as drilling, cutting, brushing, grinding, sanding, breaking, smashing, blasting with water or compressed air.

It is not always possible to detect asbestos just by looking at it. The best way to identify asbestos is by having an inspection performed by a licensed asbestos assessor, who will be able to recommend safe ways of dealing with the risks and asbestos removal. If unsure whether a material contains asbestos, the law requires you to treat it as though it does.

Tradespeople and DIY’ers

If you find asbestos in your place of work or residence (or think you have), do not disturb it. Spray unpainted or exposed asbestos with a fine mist of wood glue (PVA glue) and water (10% PVA glue) and arrange an inspection.  Remember to wear an appropriate respirator (P2 or P3 rated respirator), as ordinary dust masks do not effectively prevent the inhalation of asbestos fibres.

Tradies and DIY’ers are generally unaware of the dangers of asbestos contamination and how to contain or remove asbestos properly. It is recommended before tradies and DIY’ers commence a renovation or demolition, that they appoint a competent asbestos assessor or hygienist to assess the property and complete an Asbestos Removal Control Plan.

For more information on safely managing asbestos, contact SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50.

You can find a licensed asbestos assessor, who undertakes air monitoring, clearance inspections, or issues clearance certificates for removal of asbestos, by selecting ‘Licensed asbestos assessor’ on the SafeWork NSW website. The cost of proactively doing something may prove to be lifesaving. 

If material contaminated with asbestos is to be removed, it must be sealed within a container, which is decontaminated and labelled to indicate the presence of the asbestos and disposed of at a licensed disposal facility as soon as is practicable. Asbestos waste must be disposed of at a landfill site that can lawfully receive this waste. Check with your local council or landfill operator first.

It is illegal to dispose of asbestos waste in domestic garbage bins.

It is also illegal to re-use, recycle or illegally dump asbestos products or asbestos contaminated waste. Further information on decontamination and asbestos waste disposal is available in the Code of Practice: How to Safely Remove Asbestos.

Education and Training

Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) that are registered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and are an approved asbestos RTO’s provide nationally recognised asbestos education and training.  You can find a list of approved RTO’s on the SafeWork NSW website.

While asbestos awareness and removal courses are available to tradespeople and DIY’ers, the uptake is low. It is recommended all tradespersons and DIY’ers dealing with asbestos and renovations, complete a nationally recognised asbestos course.

More Information

Asbestos fibres may be present in a number of products found in the home. There is no safe level of exposure to asbestos fibres. Where tradespeople and householders decide to undertake work where asbestos is, or may be present, a number of guides provide useful information to minimise the risk. These can be found as follows:

SafeWork NSW 13 10 50   www.safework.nsw.gov.au

Asbestos Education Committee www.asbestosawareness.com.au

Environment Protection Authority 13 15 55 www.environment.nsw.gov.au

View Training Dates for Your City

Filter By

  • Online

    Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act Training for Workers

    FREE

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Asbestos Awareness Training (not for ACT must use 10675NAT)

    FREE

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Basic Fatigue Management Policy and Procedures (covering the six standards) for your BFM number

    Read more

    $900.00+GST

    Enquire now

    Sold out

    This 117 page customised BFM fatigue implementation kit is used in preparation for an entry audit into the BFM scheme. Anyone requiring their own BFM number requires policies such as these for a Heavy Vehicle Auditor to sign off on. Once reviewed and accepted by the auditor, your entry audit documentation is sent to your Local Roads & Traffic Authority who will then issue you with a BFM number.

     

    Once you do your training with us, you need to ensure that whoever you’re working with has been accredited for fatigue management with your local state Transport Authorities. When this is done, companies will be issued a basic fatigue management number that should be used when completing your work diary.

     

    Our courses are carefully designed to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of fatigue management. We help participants steer their way through their obligations, making it easier for you to comply with your road safety and fatigue management requirements.

     

    AlertForce are leaders in fatigue management training, so if you are in another industry such as mining, manufacturing, rail etc we also have various customised courses that can help your business.
    Fatigue can be defined as a state of impairment that can include physical and/or mental features, that can be associated with lower alertness and/or reduced performance.

     

    Our training is delivered online so it can be scheduled wherever and whenever it suits you or your staff the best. Our courses are carried out quickly and simply, making it easy to meet your responsibilities while keeping your business moving.

  • Online

    Chain of responsibility awareness

    Free

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    HSR Training

    $147

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act Training for Managers

    $77+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    IMDG Amendment 39-18 (Full Acceptance Approval by AMSA – AP 5207) – Paperwork

    $225+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    IMDG Amendment 39-18 (Full Acceptance Approval by AMSA – AP 5207) – Marking / Labelling / Loading Course

    $225+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    IMDG Amendment 39-18 (Full Acceptance Approval by AMSA – AP 5207) – Full Course

    $250+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Confined Space Awareness Training (VOC Refresher RIIWHS202D)

    $177 + GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Working at Heights Awareness (VOC Refresher Course: RIIWHS204D)

    $177 + GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    IMDG General Awareness (Amendment 39-18)

    $165

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    IMDG Amendment 39-18 (Full Acceptance Approval by AMSA – AP 5207) – Administrator

    $200+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Working at Heights Awareness (VOC Refresher Course: RIIWHS204D)

    $177 + GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Confined Space Awareness Training (VOC Refresher RIIWHS202D)

    $177 + GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Manual Handling Training for Warehouse Workers (45 minutes + quizzes)

    Read more

    $60+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

    This manual handling course is designed for warehouse environment and delivered online. Contact us if you would like face to face training delivered.

  • Online

    Manual Handling Training for your workplace (Onsite custom training)

    Enquire now

    Sold out

  • Online

    Manual Handling Training for Office Workers (45 minutes + quizzes)

    Read more

    $60+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

    This manual handling course is designed for office workers and delivered online. It covers the major manual handling components listed below. Contact us if you would like face to face training delivered.

  • Online

    Manual Handling Training for Construction Workers (45 minutes + quizzes)

    Read more

    $60+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

    This manual handling course is designed for workers in the construction industry and delivered online. You are able to self-print your certificate once competent.

  • Online

    Manual Handling Training for Healthcare workers (60 minutes + quizzes)

    Read more

    $60+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

    This manual handling course is designed for workers in the healthcare or aged care industries. Delivered online. It includes advice on safe lifting policies. You can use this course for refresher training and to show your employer that your annual skills have been updated.

  • Online

    Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act Training for Officers

    $147+GST

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Perth

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Adelaide

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Darwin

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Brisbane

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Melbourne

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Sydney

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    Nationally Recognised 1-day Confined Space Enter and Work

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $197

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 9th

    Implement Traffic Control Plan

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 10th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 13th - Apr 14th

    CPCCBC5014A Conduct Asbestos Assessment

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $997

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 13th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    CPCCWHS1001 White Card

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $120

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Perth

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Adelaide

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Brisbane

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Melbourne

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Darwin

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Sydney

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 14th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 15th - Apr 16th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $447

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 15th

    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $177

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 15th

    Traffic Controller

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 15th - Apr 16th

    TC + ITCP

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $497

    Enquire now

    Sold out

  • Apr 16th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Perth

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 16th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Adelaide

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 16th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Darwin

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 16th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Brisbane

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 16th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Melbourne

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 16th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 16th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Sydney

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 16th

    Implement Traffic Control Plan

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 17th

    Traffic Controller

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 17th

    Nationally Recognised 1-day Confined Space Enter and Work

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $197

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 17th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 17th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness (12:30PM – 4:30PM)

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 18th

    Practical Assessment

    Sydney

    $147

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 20th - Apr 21st

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $447

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 20th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness (08:00AM – 12:00AM)

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 20th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 20th

    Traffic Controller

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Sydney

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Perth

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Melbourne

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Brisbane

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    Implement Traffic Control Plan

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Darwin

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    CPCCWHS1001 White Card

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $120

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 21st

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Adelaide

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 22nd

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 22nd

    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $177

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 22nd - Apr 23rd

    TC + ITCP

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $497

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 22nd

    Traffic Controller

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Brisbane

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Sydney

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Melbourne

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    Implement Traffic Control Plan

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Darwin

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Adelaide

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Perth

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    Nationally Recognised 1-day Confined Space Enter and Work

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $197

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 23rd

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 24th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 24th

    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $177

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 27th - Apr 28th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $447

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 27th

    10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 27th

    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $177

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 28th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Adelaide

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 28th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Perth

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 28th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Brisbane

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 28th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Darwin

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 28th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 28th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Sydney

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 28th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Melbourne

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 29th - Apr 30th

    TC + ITCP

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $497

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 29th

    Traffic Controller

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Sydney

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Canberra

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Melbourne

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Adelaide

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Darwin

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Brisbane

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    10675NAT Asbestos Awareness - 8.00 AM - 12.00pm

    Perth

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $177

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Apr 30th

    Implement Traffic Control Plan

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 1st

    Nationally Recognised 1-day Confined Space Enter and Work

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $197

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 2nd

    Practical Assessment

    Sydney

    $147

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 4th - May 5th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $447

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 4th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 5th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 6th

    Traffic Controller

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 6th - May 7th

    TC + ITCP

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $497

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 7th

    Implement Traffic Control Plan

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 7th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 8th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 11th - May 12th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $447

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 13th

    Traffic Controller

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 13th - May 14th

    TC + ITCP

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $497

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 14th

    Implement Traffic Control Plan

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 18th - May 19th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $447

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 20th - May 21st

    TC + ITCP

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $497

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 20th

    Traffic Controller

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $227

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 21st

    Implement Traffic Control Plan

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 25th - May 26th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Sydney (Arncliffe)

    $447

    Book now

    Sold out

  • May 25th - May 26th

    CPCCBC5014A Conduct Asbestos Assessment

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $997

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jun 1st

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Melbourne

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jun 2nd

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Melbourne

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jun 4th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Brisbane

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jun 5th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Brisbane

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jun 29th - Jun 30th

    CPCCBC5014A Conduct Asbestos Assessment

    Brisbane

    $997

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jul 2nd

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jul 3rd

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jul 6th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Jul 7th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Aug 3rd

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Aug 4th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Aug 6th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Aug 7th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Sep 3rd

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Sep 4th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Sep 7th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Sep 8th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Oct 1st

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Oct 2nd

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Oct 5th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Oct 6th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Nov 2nd

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Nov 3rd

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Nov 5th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Nov 6th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Dec 3rd

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Dec 4th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Brisbane (Brendale)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Dec 7th

    CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $297

    Book now

    Sold out

  • Dec 8th

    CPCCBC4051A Supervise asbestos removal

    Melbourne (Derrimut)

    $347

    Book now

    Sold out

  • No scheduled courses - please call us to discuss your requirements

Latest OHS news

Ep 33 Tap into Dr Susanne Bahn’s innovative online safety & mental health program

Read more

Ep 32 Special Counsel Jeremy Kennedy explains how new NSW legislation wipes ability to insure

Read more

Ep 31 Sarah-Jane Dunford juggling 3-4 health and safety businesses incl Hunter Safety Awards

Wow Sarah-Jane is dynamic and fast moving. At 40, she's very busy running Riskology Consulting, the Hunter Safety Awards, a new software project as well as the local branch of the Australian Instit...

Read more

Ep 30 Steve McLeod, Fire and Safety Australia / NSCA owner, explains how he did it!

Read more

Testimonials

“In over 20 years of training, this was one of the best courses I’ve ever attended.”

Queensland Rail

“Great! The instructor made it interesting and enjoyable”

Leighton Contractors

” We heard that AlertForce delivers one of the best courses around so the boss decided to send me to Australia from New Zealand.”

Participant Public Course

“I liked the trainer’s positive outlook and uplifting approach towards completing the long day.”

Visionstream

“Very competent training course. Trainer was very knowledgeable on subject.”

Servicestream

“AlertForce provided an excellent trainer,  knowledgeable on the topic and allowed for active questioning.”

DHS

“Informative and concise training delivered at the right pace.”

AFMA.gov.au

“The Trainer was very engaging”

Fair Work Commission

“Interesting, informative, relevant.”

Airservices Australia

Payments & Security

Awards & Accreditations

Make an Enquiry: