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Introducing our New Board

Introducing our New Board

Following our 2021 AGM and first board meeting for the 2021/22 year we would like to introduce our new board Bridgette Jennings – Chairperson Brian Eva – Treasurer Jackii Shepherd – Secretary Rob McAllister – Deputy Chair Philip Hibbs – Director Pierina Otness –...

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Asbestos in Billiard Table Irons and Stands

Asbestos in Billiard Table Irons and Stands

This safety alert provides information about the potential presence of asbestos in the insulation layer of hand-held billiard table irons and associated iron stands, from the People’s Republic of China (China). Online sellers of these items exist in China, India and...

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Clean Air. Clean Lungs

Clean Air. Clean Lungs

Work processes can release invisible dusts, gases, fumes, vapours, mists and microorganisms into the air. The air you, your workers and others breathe at work can be hazardous and cause damage to your health. It’s important to understand the hazards at your workplace...

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European Asbestos Forum – Call for papers

European Asbestos Forum – Call for papers

Dr Yvonne Waterman is organising the 5th international European Asbestos Forum conference in the Autumn of 2022.  The call for papers will be opening soon.   Here is a short after movie of the last EAF conference in 2019: https://lnkd.in/dvYSS2j See also:...

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Introducing our New Board

FAMANZ CPD Scheme is Up & Running. Are you ready?

FAMANZ’s Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Scheme is designed to encourage members to maintain and improve professional competence, knowledge, and skills. It was launched on 1 January 2021. The CPD Scheme is compulsory for Full Members. FAMANZ’s CPD Scheme has...

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Fine for “disgraceful” disregard of asbestos safety

Fine for “disgraceful” disregard of asbestos safety

A house painter has been fined $3000 after failing to protect his workers and the public from asbestos. The defendant pleaded guilty to three charges related to breaches of Queensland’s workplace safety laws. The defendant failed to ensure the health and safety of...

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Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Come join our webinar on the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) Regulatory Technology Round, happening at 11am – 12pm AEST today. BRII is offering $10 million in grant funding for start-ups and SMEs to help tackle regulatory challenges – including our...

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Introducing our New Board

Introducing our New Board

Following our 2021 AGM and first board meeting for the 2021/22 year we would like to introduce our new board Bridgette Jennings – Chairperson Brian Eva – Treasurer Jackii Shepherd – Secretary Rob McAllister – Deputy Chair Philip Hibbs – Director Pierina Otness –...

read more
Asbestos in Billiard Table Irons and Stands

Asbestos in Billiard Table Irons and Stands

This safety alert provides information about the potential presence of asbestos in the insulation layer of hand-held billiard table irons and associated iron stands, from the People’s Republic of China (China). Online sellers of these items exist in China, India and...

read more
Clean Air. Clean Lungs

Clean Air. Clean Lungs

Work processes can release invisible dusts, gases, fumes, vapours, mists and microorganisms into the air. The air you, your workers and others breathe at work can be hazardous and cause damage to your health. It’s important to understand the hazards at your workplace...

read more
European Asbestos Forum – Call for papers

European Asbestos Forum – Call for papers

Dr Yvonne Waterman is organising the 5th international European Asbestos Forum conference in the Autumn of 2022.  The call for papers will be opening soon.   Here is a short after movie of the last EAF conference in 2019: https://lnkd.in/dvYSS2j See also:...

read more
Introducing our New Board

FAMANZ CPD Scheme is Up & Running. Are you ready?

FAMANZ’s Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Scheme is designed to encourage members to maintain and improve professional competence, knowledge, and skills. It was launched on 1 January 2021. The CPD Scheme is compulsory for Full Members. FAMANZ’s CPD Scheme has...

read more
Fine for “disgraceful” disregard of asbestos safety

Fine for “disgraceful” disregard of asbestos safety

A house painter has been fined $3000 after failing to protect his workers and the public from asbestos. The defendant pleaded guilty to three charges related to breaches of Queensland’s workplace safety laws. The defendant failed to ensure the health and safety of...

read more
Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Come join our webinar on the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) Regulatory Technology Round, happening at 11am – 12pm AEST today. BRII is offering $10 million in grant funding for start-ups and SMEs to help tackle regulatory challenges – including our...

read more

Become a FAMANZ sponsor to help make the asbestos industry safer for everyone!

Making our industry healthier and safer for everyone is an extensive task. In becoming a sponsor of the Faculty of Asbestos Management of Australia & New Zealand you and your company can become a force for change in our ever expanding industry.

Making a difference across every sector of the asbestos management cycle our sponsorship will help ensure our industry is the safest in the world.

If you require further information please fill out our contact form below.