Asbestos Removal

Class A Asbestos Removal License 2319154

Turner Demolition and Asbestos are Rockhampton’s local licensed company to remove both Class A friable asbestos and Class B non-friable asbestos.

AS/NZS 4801:2001 Compliant
Safety Management Systems Standard
Q-Solutions Group

Class A Asbestos Removal License 2319154
Asbestos Assessor License 2318690
Demolition License 2319730

Types of Asbestos

Asbestos is a generic term used to describe a group of naturally occurring fibrous silicate minerals that are widely distributed in rocks and deposits throughout the world. Asbestos fibres occur in veins in certain rock types, from these types the mineral products were manufactured. They are mainly identified as two categories friable asbestos and non-friable asbestos.

TDA are qualified to extract both types of asbestos with the professionalism to undertake tasks such as identification, monitoring and removal.

Here is a brief summary of the types of products that have contained asbestos:

  • Thermal and acoustic insulation spray coating (as fire protection) asbestos reinforced insulation board, asbestos reinforced cement products and plastic products (e.g. vinyl floor tiles)
  • Textiles friction materials (brake pads etc) Gaskets and packing materials, roofing felts etc.
  • Corrugated asbestos roof sheeting
  • Guttering
  • Bathroom internal sheeting
  • Bonded asbestos external sheeting
  • Bonded asbestos internal sheeting
  • Friable asbestos sheeting
  • Gables/Fascia’s
  • Soffits/Eaves
  • Fencing – Post and bracket style, sheeting above ground
  • Fencing – Self-supporting sheet style, bottom of sheet buried in ground
  • Vinyl floor tiles – non-asbestos adhesive
  • Vinyl floor tiles – asbestos adhesive
  • Sheet vinyl with asbestos backing

Asbestos and Your Health

The Mesothelioma Center is dedicated to educating people on the dangers of asbestos and what to do if they suspect they have been exposed. Mesothelioma is the cancer caused by asbestos and it can take anywhere between 20-50 years to develop.

Find out more about Pleural Mesothelioma

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Asbestos Removal Process

Planning requirements are key for the removal process as asbestos can differ greatly depending on the specific asbestos removal task, the type, location, quantity and condition of the asbestos containing material are all factors that are fundamental when undergoing any extraction.

Here at TDA our 5 main steps of asbestos removal are:

  1. Identification of asbestos
  2. Preparation of site
  3. Removal of asbestos
  4. Decontamination of site
  5. Waste disposal of asbestos

With these core elements our goal to clients are to provide and execute a safe professional and cost affective experience.

Asbestos Clearances

Asbestos clearances are a crucial component in any asbestos removal, friable and non-friable. Not completing a thorough asbestos clearance at the end of a removal may result in endangering and contaminating personal, plant & environment.

TDA have licenced asbestos assessors readily available to assist in providing a thorough examination of the removal sites as per the WHS Regulations. This requires that a person must hold an asbestos assessor licence to conduct the following:

  • Air monitoring for class A friable, Class B non-friable asbestos removal work
  • Clearance inspections for class A friable, Class B non-friable asbestos removal work
  • Issuing clearance certificates in relation to class A friable, Class B non-friable asbestos removal work
  • A licensed assessor can also carry out a number of other tasks including identifying asbestos, carrying out a risk assessment or reviewing an asbestos register
  • Respirator Fit Tests

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Our asbestos removal service is used and trusted by many local organisations and businesses.

Discovery Parks | Turner Demolition & Asbestos Queensland Government - Department of Education - Department of Housing and Public Works | Turner Demolition & Asbestos CQUniversity | Turner Demolition & Asbestos Rockhampton Regional Council | Turner Demolition & Asbestos

“We’ve used Wayne and Nick on a few of our jobs now. Their approach to demolition is professional, with their philosophy of removing all demolished materials creating the desired result for our clients. Their approach to asbestos removal is safety-first, safety-last, safety-always. We are happy to use Turner Demolition and Asbestos – experienced, professional, and approachable.”

Bartlem Construction Services

“We have worked with both of you for approximately three years in our role as site hygienist and on all occasions the work ethics shown on site has been to a very high standard and both your client and ourselves have had no problems on site that would prompt us to stop the job and revisit the removal work method cause it was not to an acceptable standard as per the code “how to remove asbestos safely”.”

Lloyd Kiel | Senior Health and Safety Consultant | SLS Environmental Pty Ltd

“I have worked with TDA personnel throughout central Queensland and beyond on a variety of projects, from large scale public sector works including friable asbestos removal works in schools, transport infrastructure, to smaller private residential clients. I have found TDA representatives to take a professional and consistent approach to asbestos removal projects, with superior works planning and risk management that has always ensured projects have been executed on time and without incident.”

David Corbett | Certified Occupational Hygienist | Licensed Asbestos Assessor | Field HSE

“Reliable with prompt detailed quotes and exemplary safety standards. Nick is the only person I trust to do my asbestos removal.”

Warren | Rockhampton Renovations

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