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Sanction 2307686 - Suspension of asbestos removal licence
|Year of incident||2018|
|Licence holder/s||Licence No 2307686 (B-class), Area 51 Asbestos Removal and Demolition|
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland's (WHSQ) Asbestos Unit carried out an assessment of this license holder that included:
During the period 2012 to 2017, 16 statutory notices relating to poor asbestos work practices were issued by WHSQ inspectors. Notices were in relation to the following sections (including repeated non-compliances) of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011:
|Enforcement action taken||
In June 2018, Licence No 2307686 was suspended for three months as the license holder failed to ensure that the work or other activities authorised by the licence were carried out safely and competently. The license will be reinstated on the proviso that an audit will be conducted by WHSQ within six months of the reinstatement to confirm an improvement in asbestos removal practices.
The list of businesses licensed to remove asbestos has been updated to reflect this suspension.