Licensed asbestos removalists must notify Comcare in writing at the least five days before beginning licensed asbestos removal work (see sub regulation 466(1) ).Analysis of the interactions between asbestos fibres and DNA has shown that phagocytosed fibres are in a position to make contact with chromosomes, often adhering to the chromatin fibres or… Read More

Asbestos was a gift to the construction industry. This versatile material was able to face up to warmth, erosion and decay and, as a bonus, also had hearth and water resistant properties, giving it more than 3000 functions worldwide. In fact, so enamoured was our building business that Australia was one of many highest customers per head of inhabit… Read More

In 1978 the effects of pleural abnormalities and other asbestos -associated ailments have been starting to show up within the former mine staff. Journalist Catherine Martin 's entrance-web page story for The West Australian received a Walkley award and she produced a series of one other nine articles highlighting the affect on staff and their house… Read More

The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic.) aim is to forestall asbestos related disease amongst staff likely to be uncovered to airborne asbestos within the office.Note: This licence enables the holder to remove only asbestos cement merchandise (e.g. fibro) and other non-friable asbestos containing material (e.g. ground tiles). App… Read More