Event Details

Thursday, 24 September, 2020 - 18:00 to 19:00
Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


AIHS Members- Complimentary
Non-Members $30+GST  


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Endorsed Training

Join HFESA on Thursday 24 September for a webinar presentation titled: VIC Branch PD Event: Silica - industries at risk, current enforcement, monitoring, and proposed Regulations and Code. 

The presentation will cover:
- Silica – hazard and risk industries
- Current Regulatory requirements – general and specific to stonemasons
- Current Engineered Stone Code – very brief
- Health monitoring program offered by WorkSafe Victoria
- Current enforcement activities
- Rough outline of proposed Silica related Regulations – including licensing of stonemasons and proposed Code

Event details: 
Date: Thursday 24 September 
Time: 1800 - 1900 AEST
Location: Zoom 
Cost: AIHS Member: Complimentary ( AIHS members who are not member of HFESA please do not register here as you will be charged. Please email office@ergonomics.org.au before noon on Monday 21 September for registration)
Non-Member: $30+GST


Presented by:

Halil Ahmet
Halil is a Principal Occupational Hygienist with WorkSafe Victoria, manages a team of Occupational Hygienists, and is also appointed as an Inspector under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Dangerous Goods Act;

Halil has been engaged with WorkSafe Victoria as an Occupational Hygienist since 1990 and in that time has visited hundreds of workplaces regarding a wide range of hazards including asbestos, silica, isocyanates, wood dust, noise, heat, Q Fever, and in recent times COVID-19. He has visited numerous stonemasons, construction sites, and quarries to discuss and address silica health risks. He has provided training to WorkSafe Inspectors on a range of hygiene-related topics including silica-related Regulations and controls necessary for the stonemason and construction industries. 

Halil has provided technical input into the development of the Victorian OHS Amendment (Crystalline Silica) Regulations 2019 and the Victorian Compliance code: Managing exposure to crystalline silica – engineered stone; and - is providing input into the proposed Regulations on silica and will be assisting with the draft Code.

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