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 […]

FDA Finds Asbestos Anew in Claire’s Cosmetics

By |April 25th, 2019|

On March 5, 2019, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition director Susan Mayne, […]

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 […]

Asbestos-Containing Floor Tiles Present in 5 Perth Primary Schools

By |March 18th, 2019|

Five primary schools in Perth have recently received the second-highest risk rating because of asbestos-containing vinyl floor tiles. Building inspectors […]

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. […]

Popularity of DIY Renovations Poses Challenge to Asbestos Awareness

By |January 28th, 2019|

A spike in DIY renovations thanks to the popularity of TV shows may put more Australians at risk of asbestos […]

Asbestos Found in 3,500 Imported Rail Cars

By |November 19th, 2018|

Fortescue Metals Group has confirmed that 3,500 rail carriages imported from China include asbestos-containing materials in their construction. This makes […]

2018 ASEA Conference Aims to Develop Australia’s Next National Plan on Asbestos

By |November 12th, 2018|

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) will hold its annual national conference in Sydney on November 18-20, 2018. Over […]

Kulnura Property Possibly Hiding Asbestos Waste

By |October 15th, 2018|

Some of 17,000 tonnes of illegally dumped asbestos waste may be hiding in a rural property in Kulnura, say investigators. […]

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