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.
Airsafe recommends taking strong precautions with asbestos roofs, due to their brittleness, high asbestos content, and exposure to weather.
Crystalline silica is found in many common building materials. It can be a serious health hazard when it turns into dust.
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.
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
Start Software’s Alpha Tracker helps Airsafe store data remotely, automate many of our processes, and provide numerous benefits to clients.
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.
Find out how to protect yourself and your family against asbestos-related illness before you buy a house for renovation or redevelopment.
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.
The discovery of naturally occurring asbestos during council roadworks is a reminder of the need for organisations to have asbestos management plans.