Works are scheduled within the Reid Library northwest stairwell to remove old vinyl flooring identified containing low levels of asbestos materials.
Removal of asbestos containing material will be undertaken by a licensed asbestos removalist under the required controlled conditions as per the codes of practice. The site will be secured and access will not be permitted. Upon completion of the works, clearance monitoring will be undertaken and when successful clearance has been confirmed, the areas will be approved for reuse.
The safety of our staff, students and visitors is paramount and the University has procedures in place, and qualified contractors, to carry out work safely. Please note:
- The University of Western Australia’s work involving the removal of asbestos material will comply with the WA Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (1996) and the Code of Practice for The Safe Removal Of Asbestos 2ND Edition [NOHSC:2002(2005)].
- The University of Western Australia has asbestos management policies and practices in place to ensure the health and safety of all building users across campus.The Reid Library northwest stairwell will be secured and access will not be permitted to staff, students and visitors during the works.
- Air monitoring will be undertaken and a visual clearance inspection undertaken by a licensed asbestos assessor in consultation with the Project Manager and Safety Officer assigned to this project.
Schedule of works
Stage 1 - Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December – removal of old flooring, clearance monitoring and clearance certification.
Stage 2 - Friday 2 to Tuesday 13 December - installation of new vinyl flooring and stair nosing’s.
If you have any questions relating to this project, please contact Ben Houlihan on 6488 6777, or Client Services on 6488 2025.