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Asbestos Safety

Many commercial and residential structures built before 1980contained asbestos in some form or the other. Features like drywall, insulation, and other building materials had some level of asbestos. Installations such as floor mastics, vinyl floor backings, wallboards, wall plasters, ceiling tiles, etc. also used to have asbestos. In Australia, the use of asbestos was banned in 2003, but there are many older structures to this … Continue reading Asbestos Safety »

Asbestos Removal Laws

Asbestos removal in NSW is a very specialized job. It is covered under the New South Wales Government as well as Work Cover Regulations and Guidelines. While the laws around asbestos removal have many specifications that may not be very easy to keep in view, you can find all the guidelines on the SafeWork NSW website. However, here we take a look at the basic … Continue reading Asbestos Removal Laws »

How To Safely Remove Asbestos From Your Home

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If you’re renovating or even demolishing any part of your home, and are aware of the existence of asbestos in the structure, you need to make sure that asbestos removal is carried out efficiently, safely and in line with the government rules and regulations.  While following the code is a legal requirement, it will also ensure that you and your family are safe. DIY asbestos … Continue reading How To Safely Remove Asbestos From Your Home »

How Do You Safely Remove Asbestos

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Many structures that have been constructed before 1980 have some features made of asbestos. These products were widely used in building various structures due to their insulating and fire-resistant properties. It was commonly found in elements such as floor and ceiling tiles, wallboards, wall plasters, vinyl floor backings and floor mastics and more. Many older structures that are standing today still have asbestos-containing features.  But … Continue reading How Do You Safely Remove Asbestos »

What Tools Not To Use When Removing Asbestos

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Before embarking on any work involving asbestos features, you should assess the overall nature and size of the job, and whether you would be able to complete the task. At any point, if you feel that the task is beyond your ability or too complicated, hire a qualified tradesperson.  If you decide to handle the job yourself, then it’s best to assess how many sessions … Continue reading What Tools Not To Use When Removing Asbestos »

SafeWork Asbestos Removal

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When it comes to asbestos removal, there are some specific EPA rules and guidelines that need to be followed. Asbestos is highly harmful material, and if you have any damaged or deteriorated asbestos features on your property, you would need to remove it without delay. But this is quite a specific job and one that’s best left to qualified professionals. If you have asbestos features … Continue reading SafeWork Asbestos Removal »

How Asbestos Can Danger Your Wellness

Your beloved home can be source to your health problem. This material called asbestos affect human body and causing many diseases like: ● Ovarian Cancer. The way in which asbestos fibres reach the ovaries is still under discussion. Some cases were associated with talc contaminated with asbestos used for hygiene purposes. Ovarian cancer is treated by surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy and targeted therapy. ● … Continue reading How Asbestos Can Danger Your Wellness »

THE ORIGIN OF ASBESTOS

The word asbestos was in fact taken from a Greek phrase that means unbreakable. If you have been aware of the bad health effects that comes with asbestos, the phrase was connected with the terms powerful and resilient. As a component, asbestos is in fact resistant to heat, making it a helpful and favoured building component in so many structures. Being a material, asbestos consists … Continue reading THE ORIGIN OF ASBESTOS »