Department of Justice and Attorney-General Workplace Health and Safety Queensland Common locations of materials containing asbestos in a commercial building Skylight and manhole frames Roof ventilators ‘Super Six’ or ‘Super Eight’ roof sheeting Fluted ridge capping used on plain roll, fluted saddle ridge, sawtooth ridge capping and ventilating ridge Note: Plant and equipment may also contain asbestos material in the form of gaskets insulation, grease and seals www.worksafe.qld.gov.au TYPICAL LOCATIONS AND TYPES OF HAZARDOUS ASBESTOS Water pipe Commercial sheet vinyl floor covering with an asbestos containing material backing Timber grained ‘Hardiplank’ wall cladding Commercial sheet vinyl floor covering with an asbestos containing material backing ‘Super Six’ roof sheeting used as fencing Vinyl tiles Hardiplank used in a woven pattern for fencing Slotted soffit sheeting ‘Zelimite’ backing board to an external switchboard ‘Super Six’ wall sheeting and asbestos cement downpipes and rainwater head and guttering Moulded telecommunications pit Corrugated asbestos roof ‘Super Six’ in a ‘Tuscan Tile’ profile DT surround (disconnector trap) Corrugated ‘Super Six’ asbestos roof sheeting Vent pipe ‘Shadowline’ vertical profiled wall sheeting ‘Super Six’ profiled skylight Roof ventilator and apron flashing Asbestos cement vent pipe and capping Barge moulding Window moulding and louvre blades ‘Versilux’ sheeting or ceiling tiles used in the office area, kitchen, toilet walls or mezzanine area Compressed sheet flooring ‘Super Six’, ‘Super Eight’ or architectural designed wall cladding Gutters Hardiflex wall sheeting or compressed sheeting Door mouldings Rainwater heads ‘Super Six’ awning Window moulding and louvre blades Side flashing Asbestos cement downpipes ‘Zelimite’ backings to the switchboard and internal lining ‘Hardiplank’ woven fencing Textile in the fuse holders Vinyl floor tiles or sheet vinyl floor coverings DT surrounds (disconnector trap) Moulded telecommunications pit or electrical pit Compressed wall sheeting used for toilet partitions Buildings constructed after 1990 are unlikely to contain asbestos materials. The diagram shows areas where materials containing asbestos were commonly used during construction or installation of plant. These materials are not dangerous if they are in a good condition and remain undisturbed. A person with management or control of a workplace must ensure an asbestos register is prepared and kept at the workplace. For more information visit www.qld.gov.au/asbestos or call 137 4 GOV (13 74 68). Great state. Great opportunity. AEU 14/5313 Note: All products with the common name ‘Versilux’, ‘Hardiflex’, ‘Vermiculite’ and ‘Monocoat’ are manufactured today without asbestos content.