ASBC General Meeting Video June 2016

ASBC General Meeting Video June 2016

Thanks to Mr Paul Clarkson SLR Logo

Senior Consultant – Hazardous Materials at SLR
21st June 2016

MrClarkson _ MrFluffy

 

 

Presentation Link: MR.FLUFFY

 

THE ‘DO’S’ AND THE ‘DO NOT’S’  Video Link here

What to do if you suspect roof cavity may contain loose fill asbestos insulation:

  • Prior to attending, DO request information to indicate if an asbestos survey has been completed
  • DO NOT enter the roof cavity – internal or external access.
  • DO NOT advise an occupant to or attempt to obtain a sample of the material.
  • PROFESSIONAL DUTY OF CARE DO inform the property owner there is potential for loose fill asbestos insulation within the roof cavity.
  • DO seek advice and assistance from a licensed asbestos assessor.
Presentation to Warren Holley – Founding Fellow

Presentation to Warren Holley – Founding Fellow

The Australian Society of Building Consultants took great pleasure in recognising Mr Warren Holley for his contribution to our Society and its members.  Warren is a founding member of the ASBC when it was established in 1992. He has provided valuable professional guidance to the ASBC and its members for these past 22 years. Warren is now retired from Consulting and his company W.J. Holley Constructions Pty Ltd.

Mr Warren Holley being recognised for outstanding service to The Australian Society of Building Consultants.  Presentation by Dale Kennedy the President and the Executive Committee of ASBC on 5th November 2014.
Mr Warren Holley being recognised for outstanding service to The Australian Society of Building Consultants. Presentation by Dale Kennedy, President and the Executive Committee of ASBC on 5th November 2014.

The Executive Committee and Members  would like to thank Mr Warren Holley for his service to The Australian Society of Building Consultants wish him  and his wife Robin all the very best for the future.

August 2014 AGM – Guest speaker

August 2014 AGM – Guest speaker

The Annual General Meeting for the ASBC.com.au  was held on Tuesday the 19th August 2014. A special thanks to the guest speaker in the day, Mr Craig Burley from Control Line Consulting.

ASBC President Dale Kennedy thanking Craig Burley Control Line Consulting

ASBC President Dale Kennedy thanking Craig Burley Control Line Consulting

Pre purchase assessments – Craig personally feels it is important to be diligent in bushfire prone areas and pre purchase assessments should be mandatory. As an example of where Members would get involved Craig referred to a bushfire prone land map slide on the screen showing bushfire prone areas. which gave great explanation.

He further discussed Risk Determination, Fire Behaviour, Mechanisms of Bushfire Attack, Radiant Heat, Ember Attack, Direct Flame Contact and Fire Behaviour.

Ember Attacks – Cause approximately 65% of building loss with house losses recorded up to 600m away. He spoke about the Guideline AS 3959-2009 Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas and Planning for Bush Fire Protection 2006.

• Process to determine the Bushfire Attack Level (BAL)

• Deemed to Satisfy Provisions – Construction only

• NSW variation Addendum to Appendix 3 of Planning for

Bush Fire Protection 2006 Alternate Solutions

• BPAD – A Certified Practitioner (FPAA)

NSW variation Addendum to Appendix 3 of Planning for Bush Fire Protection 2006

• Sarking – Flammbility Index not greater than 5 all BALs

• Subfloor supports

• Elevated floors

• Verandahs, decks, steps, ramps and landings

Essentially applies BAL 29 requirements for BAL 12.5 & 19 (Full, comprehensive presentation on file & available to Members)

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