Union Pushed for Ban to Protect Australians from Asbestos Threat

By |July 11th, 2017|

After the detection of 40 asbestos-containing cargo consignments in the past months, unions have threatened boycotts and industrial action.

Dave Noonan, […]

Wakefield Regional Council Awarded for its Model House that Promotes Asbestos Awareness

By |June 7th, 2017|

Mobile model-home helped Wakefield Regional Council won the award for the Best SA Regional Council Campaigner this year. The citation […]

5 High Profile Asbestos Cases in Australia

By |December 5th, 2015|

Introduction
Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral that has been mined extensively and made into a variety of products.  The versatility of asbestos paved its way to be used in numerous industries.  It is resistant to fire, electrical and chemical damage.  Light enough to be worn, it is spun into and woven into protective clothing and gloves.  Its usefulness has been founded since ancient times, the Greeks spun them into cloth and made napkins and tablecloth from them.  These effects were eventually thrown into the fire to be cleaned and they came out undamaged with no burn marks but whiter before they went in.
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