Thursday, 28 February 2013
Statement on asbestos find at Barangaroo's Headland Park site
Baulderstone, as the design and construction contractor for the Headland Park, have comprehensive and robust procedures in place at Barangaroo’s Headland Park construction site for managing any finds of asbestos consistent with regulatory requirements.
Due to the nature of Barangaroo as reclaimed land the presence of asbestos was expected. Extensive site investigations over the past five years have been undertaken and shown low levels of bonded asbestos
The safety of the community and workers is paramount and all precautions are undertaken with extensive monitoring and testing procedures in place on site.
Baulderstone advise that when asbestos was found on site yesterday, the required procedures in the Asbestos Management Plan were immediately implemented.
Read the media release.