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Asbestos in window putty

3rd October 2014

The putty used to seal windows can contain asbestos, especially in houses built in the early and middle parts of the 20th century.

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Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency: A national approach to asbestos management

10th September 2014

The Mr Fluffy controversy has brought the recently established Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency into the news.

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Loose-fill asbestos insulation: The story continues

25th August 2014

The Mr Fluffy story just won’t go away. The NSW Government will be checking properties suspected of being contaminated with loose-fill asbestos insulation.

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Mr Fluffy and the dangers of loose fill asbestos insulation

31st July 2014

The Mr Fluffy loose fill asbestos insulation story affecting Canberra householders is part of the terrible legacy of past dangerous asbestos practices.

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Asbestos news from Australia and New Zealand

7th July 2014

A quick roundup of asbestos news from outside NSW. Airsafe's NATA accredited laboratory tests samples from anywhere in Australia.

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Airsafe supports Bathroom Blitz for disability services provider

24th June 2014

Airsafe offered our asbestos expertise free of charge to support a project building 17 new bathrooms for a Sydney disability services provider.

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Asbestos removal control plans: Do your due diligence

10th June 2014

When you're having asbestos removed, get Airsafe to do a detailed review of the documentation, to make sure everything is legally in order.

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Can the asbestos industry get its act together?

26th May 2014

If a royal commission was held into the asbestos industry, what would it find?

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Australian hospitals "riddled with asbestos"

20th May 2014

Health unions and lawyers are warning that many hospitals across the country are riddled with asbestos, posing a danger to staff and the general public.

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Asbestos hygienist: What's that?

14th May 2014

What is an “asbestos hygienist”? Is it something different from an asbestos inspector, asbestos assessor, or asbestos consultant?

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