AUDITS, REGISTERS & PLANS
AARMS has created a complete Asbestos Management Solution to ensure that your
organization complies with the Federal and State requirements regarding Asbestos
Organisations in Australia must comply with stringent new safety regulations
where asbestos Containing Material (ACM) is present in workplaces. The
Legislation requires that Persons in Control of a workplace are legally required
to complete an Asbestos Management Plan for each workplace.
The federal Government Code of Practice for the Management and Control of
Asbestos in Workplaces [NOHSC: 2018 (2005)], defines Persons in Control as;
Person with Control means, in relation to premises, a person
who has control of premises used as a workplace. The person with control may be:
(a) the owner of the premises;
(b) a person who has, under any contract or lease, an obligation to maintain or
repair the premises;
(c) a person who is occupying the premises;
(d) a person who is able to make decisions about work undertaken at the
(e) an employer at the premises.
Are You Affected?
You must comply with the legislation: Person in Control have a duty of
care to -
• Develop an Asbestos management Plan
• Investigate their workplace for the presence of ACM
• Develop a register of identified or presumed ACM
• Remove or minimize the risk of ACM
• Implement Control Measures.
• Review the workplace annually if ACM is identified