From the Second World War to 1954 over 70,000 houses were built from asbestos in New South Wales alone, accounting for 52% of all homes built. In Australia as an entire, until the Sixties, at least 25% of all new housing was clad in asbestos cement. Asbestos products continued to be broadly used in a variety of constructing supplies up until the mi… Read More

Air quality is vital to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians. Most air air pollution comes from trade, motor autos and domestic wood burning.Firmly certain fibres are also found in insulating boards which are used for warmth and sound isolation as well as hearth safety. These might be found in business, industrial and even in residential pro… Read More

All Asbestos air monitoring must be carried out in accordance with the Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Asbestos Fibres NOHSC: 3003(2005), Work Cover Code of Practice: How to Safely Remove Asbestos and How to Manage and Control Asbestos within the Workplace.If you will need to work with any asbestos or asbestos-c… Read More

Minister for Workplace Relations Bill Shorten at present announced the appointment of a CEO to go up the brand new Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA), and the appointment of the 10 members of the ASEA Council.State and Territory office security authorities are administering controls in relation to the presence of asbestos in any office (… Read More

Asbestos is a toxic mineral seen in many materials like electrical insulation, ceiling tiles, flooring tiles, sprayed-on plaster for sound-proofing or ornamental walls or ceilings, and lots of others. Studies evaluating the cancer risk experienced by automobile mechanics exposed to asbestos through brake repair are limited, but the overall evidenc… Read More