Asbestos Awareness Week happens in the last week of November every year. This year, the focus is on the risks of asbestos to home renovators.
Recent research shows 100,000 Australian children may be at risk from exposure to lead in paint, even at levels currently deemed acceptable.
Sometimes, it's good to be reminded why we care so much about asbestos. The story of asbestos safety campaigner Bernie Banton is one such reminder.
The risks of asbestos in electrical meter boxes have been in the news recently. Around 2 million homes are affected, so you need to take precautions.
A National Strategic Plan for asbestos is a great move. However, if asbestos removal works increase, there must be safeguards to ensure corners aren't cut.
It's difficult to generalise about the cost of asbestos removal. But there are a couple of things you shouldn't do without, even if they increase the cost.
Laboratory testing is the only way to tell if something is asbestos. All you need to do is get a sample to a NATA accredited laboratory like Airsafe's.
Recent Work, Health and Safety legislation in ACT, NSW, NT and Qld might chance your business's legal obligations around asbestos. We give you the details.