7am, 31 May 2022
Dahlsens Hardware, 1 Rocla Rd, Traralgon

Build Aware is returning to live, in-person discussion in the LaTrobe Valley on Tuesday, 31 May 2022. Join leaders from EPA, WorkSafe, Energy Safe Victoria and the Victorian Building Authority to discuss building, construction, environment, plumbing, and health and safety laws; lawful disposal, what you need to know and how to ensure you comply.

This session is being held at Dahlsens Hardware, 1 Rocla Rd, Traralgon with a free breakfast from 7am.

Site visits

A schedule of site visits in the Latrobe Valley area will be released at the breakfast. Attendees are encouraged to come along and experience the process of reviewing a site and ensuring it meets safety and environmental requirements.

About the series

Established in 2016, Build Aware is an educational partnership between WorkSafe Victoria, Victorian Building Authority, Energy Safe Victoria, and Environment Protection Authority Victoria.

Build Aware increases the construction and demolition sectors awareness of environmental laws that apply to them, equips industry with new information, tools and support to prevent harm to human health and the environment. Targeted week-long activities are conducted three times a year, including presentations to apprentices at TAFEs, in-person information sessions and unannounced inspections.

In 2021/2022 Build Aware will be visiting Geelong, La Trobe and Bendigo. This year EPA will have a strong focus on:

  • waste management
  • sediment and erosion issues
  • the Environment Protection Act 2017. 

Reviewed 16 May 2022