If you live in an older house, chances are that over the decades, dust containing lead has accumulated in your ceiling cavity.
The past few days have seen several stories about legal action involving asbestos. These stories emphasise how unpredictable asbestos exposure can be.
Even well-known franchising operations are now offering household asbestos inspection services. But are they qualified? Do they offer value for money?
We recently dealt with a householder who nearly paid $20,000 too much for asbestos removal. Find out how not to make the same mistake.
Airsafe has Licensed Asbestos Assessors available. From 1 July 2013, Licensed Asbestos Assessors are required for friable asbestos removal works in NSW.
We've been hearing warnings about a potential third wave of asbestos victims among home renovators. But in the meantime, the second wave is still claiming lives.
It's looking like the patience of NSW authorities with illegal asbestos dumpers is wearing thin. Repeat offenders could be spending two years in jail.
Amid the publicity about asbestos and the NBN, you may have missed another piece of news: the launch of a National Asbestos Exposure Register.
Since we last wrote about asbestos and the National Broadband Network, it has exploded into a major political scandal.
A leading figure in the construction industry has called for better asbestos awareness among junior members of her industry, and among home renovators.