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Environmental site assessments: what, why and when

5th June 2019

An environmental site assessment is a study of past and present activities on a site or parcel of land. The information we gain from an assessment allows us to judge the possibility of contamination on the site, and the human and environmental health impact of that contamination.

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Crystalline silica exposure standards: are they too high?

24th May 2019

Safe Work Australia is considering a change to the workplace exposure standards for crystalline silica. Although not everyone supports the change, Airsafe believes it’s justified by the risks.

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Asbestos roofs: Know the risks

22nd February 2019

Airsafe recommends taking strong precautions with asbestos roofs, due to their brittleness, high asbestos content, and exposure to weather.

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Silica: common questions

18th February 2019

Crystalline silica is found in many common building materials. It can be a serious health hazard when it turns into dust.

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Asbestos air monitoring and NATA accreditation

25th June 2018

Air quality monitoring for asbestos is a specialised service. To get the most reliable results, make sure you use an organisation that is NATA accredited for volume measurement, like Airsafe.

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Beware asbestos contractors that offer asbestos testing

4th June 2018

Rather than getting your asbestos testing done by an asbestos contractor, you should get samples tested independently, by a laboratory that’s NATA accredited for the type of testing you need

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Airsafe goes digital with Alpha Tracker

23rd April 2018

Start Software’s Alpha Tracker helps Airsafe store data remotely, automate many of our processes, and provide numerous benefits to clients.

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New lead paint standards: Your old hazardous materials surveys may be out of date

9th April 2018

With the release of new standards in 2017, the allowable concentration of lead has been reduced to 0.1% — a tenth of what it was before.

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Pre-purchase asbestos inspections

14th June 2017

Find out how to protect yourself and your family against asbestos-related illness before you buy a house for renovation or redevelopment.

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Loose fill asbestos insulation in NSW homes: What you need to know

21st August 2016

You've probably seen media stories about the discovery of loose fill asbestos insulation in a number of New South Wales homes, and the State Government's decision to offer to buy and demolish those homes.

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