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asbestos disposal

Asbestos eradication will face challenges

2nd May 2013

Complex issues with the management of asbestos stand in the way of an easy solution to Australia's asbestos problems.

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asbestos consultant

What makes a great asbestos consultant?

24th April 2013

The most important ingredient in the success of Airsafe is the quality of our asbestos consultants. So what is it that makes our consultants special?

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soil testing for asbestos

Asbestos in soil? Get expert advice

19th April 2013

Asbestos-contaminated soil presents complex problems that can be expensive to solve. That’s why it’s especially important to get expert help.

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asbestos fire door

Asbestos in fire doors: Don't put yourself at risk

12th April 2013

Many fire doors in apartment and office buildings contain asbestos, which can be released into the air if the door is damaged.

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NSW asbestos plan

NSW Government announces state-wide asbestos plan

5th April 2013

Following in the footsteps of the Tasmanian Government, the New South Wales Government has announced a new plan to reduce asbestos-related disease.

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asbestos deadlines

Asbestos cleanup deadlines and the skills shortage

28th March 2013

Airsafe applauds government efforts to rid Australia of asbestos-related disease, but we'd also urge governments to address the asbestos skills shortage.

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bill shorten announces asbestos safety and eradication agency

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency: A step forward for Australia

22nd March 2013

Airsafe welcomes the establishment of a national Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency to work towards the elimination of asbestos-related disease.

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asbestos shingle roof

Is your "slate" roof really asbestos?

18th March 2013

The most common asbestos roofing in Australia is corrugated sheeting. But asbestos can also be found in roof shingles, where it's often mistaken for slate.

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asbestos in old lino

Asbestos in lino and carpet: Test before you rip!

8th March 2013

Many Australian homes contain asbestos in a place you might not expect: right under your feet. Find out about the risks of asbestos in lino and carpet.

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lead paint

Home lead testing kits: Do they work?

1st March 2013

If you're concerned about lead in your home, you may be tempted to try a home lead testing kit. But studies show results from these kits are unreliable.

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