Suspected Asbestos at Shed 26 Places Workers and Schoolchildren in Danger

By |July 15th, 2019|

CFMEU officials have found piles of suspected asbestos at Adelaide’s historic Shed 26, some of which were swept into piles […]

ASEA Releases New Fact Sheet on Chrysotile Asbestos

By |July 12th, 2019|

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has just published an updated fact sheet about chrysotile. Recognisable due to its white […]

Karratha-Tom Price Road Project Delayed by Leftover Asbestos

By |June 18th, 2019|

The discovery of unsealed asbestos deposits has pushed back the completion of the Stage 3 upgrade of Western Australia’s Karratha-Tom […]

5 Signs Your House Has Asbestos

By |June 13th, 2019|

Asbestos was once an important construction material for homes and buildings as it is cheap and durable. In Australia, hundreds […]

Nauru Refugees Threatened by Shipping Containers Filled With Asbestos

By |May 23rd, 2019|

Refugees at the Fly Camp settlement in Nauru face a new threat from large quantities of asbestos sheeting located mere […]

Asbestos Discovered in Primary School in Melbourne

By |May 7th, 2019|

Occupational hygienists have found asbestos-containing materials inside a first-grade classroom at the Essendon North Primary School in northwest Melbourne. The […]

From Causes to Treatment: An Overview of Asbestosis

By |March 25th, 2019|

Asbestos is notorious for causing diseases that far outweigh its benefits as a fireproof material. Its microscopic fibers are easily […]

Banjima Elders Demand Removal of Asbestos Tailings from Wittenoom Gorge

By |March 11th, 2019|

Banjima elders are demanding the removal of three million tonnes of asbestos tailings left in Wittenoom Gorge in Western Australia. […]

Wittenoom’s Asbestos-Related Disease Victims Honored at Memorial

By |October 8th, 2018|

Mesothelioma and lung cancer are some of the deadly diseases caused by excessive asbestos exposure. Thousands of Australians get diagnosed […]

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