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 […]

The Dangers of Asbestos Ceiling Tiles

By |August 29th, 2018|

Is your home asbestos-free?

With the increasing awareness on asbestos today, you’d want to make sure that your home doesn’t […]

Asbestos Risk Increases in Australia’s Deadliest Ghost Town Turne Tourist Spot

By |August 15th, 2018|

Despite earning the name as one of the most dangerous and contaminated places in the world, Wittenoom’s mining town remains […]

The Worst Asbestos-Laced Consumer Products Ever Made

By |July 30th, 2018|

The fireproofing properties of asbestos made the mineral an essential material to many industries such as the construction, automobile, manufacturing, […]

How DIY Home Renovation Heightens the Risk for Asbestos Exposure

By |July 24th, 2018|

In the past, mesothelioma and other asbestos-induced health conditions were a result of a work-related exposure. Sadly, things have changed […]

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