Insight to Asbestos Removalist Melbourne Practices

Asbestos Removalist Melbourne

In the asbestos removal industry, it is essential for an asbestos removalist Melbourne based to undertake asbestos removal and disposal work following the rules set by OH&S laws and regulations.

Worksafe VIC is the occupational health and safety arm of the Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA). It takes the lead role in the promotion and enforcement of health and safety in Victorian workplaces.  To become a licensed asbestos removalist Melbourne based, WorkSafe must grant your business a licence to remove Class B Asbestos.

Southstar Asbestos Removals are licensed asbestos removalists. The WorkSafe website features our licensing information.

Asbestos Removal Notification

In most cases, removing asbestos must be done by a licensed asbestos removalist. Licensed removalists must comply with particular requirements when removing asbestos. They also must notify WorkSafe when removing asbestos. The timeframes for notifying WorkSafe are as follows:

  • Atleast 24 hours of asbestos removal of 10 sqm or less.
  • Atleast 5 days prior to the remove of asbestos removal more than 10 sqm.
  • within 24 hours of emergency asbestos removal work.

More information on Southstar Asbestos Removals practices can be found here.

Asbestos Removal Safety

There are a number of safety practices an asbestos removalist Melbourne must comply with to ensure the safety of the building occupants, neighbours, workers and the asbestos removalist themselves. This includes:

  • Barricking the site
  • Using warning and asbestos removal in progress signage
  • Wearing protective clothing (overalls, masks, safety shoes, gloves etc.)
  • Notifying WorkSafe
  • Compliant safety equipment
  • Creating a control plan and Safe Work Method Statement

Correctly packaging, transporting, unloading and disposing asbestos is another safety practice all licensed asbestos removal professionals must adhere to.

Obtaining a Free Quote for Asbestos Removal

When comparing quotes, it is important to known the asbestos removal safety practices when deciding on a asbestos removalist Melbourne service to engage with. For more information, you can contact Southstar Asbestos Removals.

Our Testimonials

Elinor Moshe

What a great operator! I wouldn't bother going anywhere else. Anton was super responsive and helpful. He was very patient in answering all my questions and understanding the scope of works. The guys took on some additional last minute demo works for me and completed it all as expected. And hygeniest inspection confirmed 100% of asbestos removed. These guys are VERY reasonably priced and honest, so highly recommend you give them a call without hesitation.
5.0
2018-08-06T11:15:31+00:00
What a great operator! I wouldn't bother going anywhere else. Anton was super responsive and helpful. He was very patient in answering all my questions and understanding the scope of works. The guys took on some additional last minute demo works for me and completed it all as expected. And hygeniest inspection confirmed 100% of asbestos removed. These guys are VERY reasonably priced and honest, so highly recommend you give them a call without hesitation.

Anyshka Weerakkody

Anton was fantastic, would recommend to anyone looking to remove asbestos, he is friendly and professional.

They removed everything I didn’t need to ask them to do anything. They Cleaned out my back yard so well. Thank you so much guys for a great job!
5.0
2018-08-06T11:21:14+00:00
Anton was fantastic, would recommend to anyone looking to remove asbestos, he is friendly and professional. They removed everything I didn’t need to ask them to do anything. They Cleaned out my back yard so well. Thank you so much guys for a great job!

Vamshi krishna

Anton was very prompt in responding to us with a reasonable quote. I did research for the cheapest quote and best service and decided to give them a chance. The job was perfectly done with total clearance of asbestos and construction waste in my property.
5.0
2018-08-06T11:22:08+00:00
Anton was very prompt in responding to us with a reasonable quote. I did research for the cheapest quote and best service and decided to give them a chance. The job was perfectly done with total clearance of asbestos and construction waste in my property.

Mark Thompson

Anton and his crew did a fantastic job , turned up on time . They did an excellent job of removing the asbestos. Thankyou I would recommend their services without any hesitation.
5.0
2018-08-06T11:23:15+00:00
Anton and his crew did a fantastic job , turned up on time . They did an excellent job of removing the asbestos. Thankyou I would recommend their services without any hesitation.

June Facchini

Very pleased with the service, were able to schedule me in the following day. Very pleasant to deal with.
5.0
2018-08-06T11:26:20+00:00
Very pleased with the service, were able to schedule me in the following day. Very pleasant to deal with.

George Milevski

Reasonable cost professional service will come highly recommended.
5.0
2018-08-06T11:27:11+00:00
Reasonable cost professional service will come highly recommended.
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