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Tuesday 12 September 2023

CPD Points


An evening of industry networking featuring expert-led analysis of the upcoming NCC 2022 changes going into effect on 1 October 2024. HIA will also present an in-depth discussion on how to respond to the ban on engineered stone.

Presentations include:

National Construction Code Changes – Liveable Housing
Presenter: Simon Croft - HIA’s Chief Executive Director Industry Policy

This session delivered by Simon Croft, HIA’s Chief Executive Director Industry Policy and Lobbying will present an in-depth analysis of the upcoming changes which will take effect in Tasmania on 1 October 2024. Simon will discuss new liveable housing design provisions and provide a refresher on other NCC requirements.

Ban on Engineered Stone and update on other key WHS issues
Presenter: Ben Price – HIA’s Workplace Services Manager (Vic/Tas) & WorkSafe Tasmania representative

All state and territory Work, Health and Safety Ministers voted in support of a ban on the use of engineered stone and on some of the details associated with the ban. The topics to be covered include:

  • What is Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS)?
  • Information on how to work safely with products containing silica
  • Current rules for working with products containing silica
  • Tools available for working safely with silica
  • Health and air monitoring requirements
  • New Codes regarding Silica exposure
  • Workplace Exposure Standard
  • Training available
  • Ban on engineered stone, a timeline of the ban, and how transitional arrangements may work
  • Other current WHS issues such as asbestos, working from heights

The session will also include a presentation on mental health and an update from HIA staff on new CPD approved industry training on NCC, business and communication, and OHS topics.

Supported by


Derwent Room, Wrest Point Casino,

410 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay TAS

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