Asbestos and Demolition Services of SafeWork NSW

Aug 15, 2019

To raise awareness of the dangers of using high pressure water to clean asbestos roofs and other asbestos containing materials.

https://www.safework.nsw.gov.au/safety-alerts/safety-alerts/pressure-cleaning-of-asbestos-roofs

COVID-19: Novel Coronavirus Content Free to Access

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As a leading publisher of trusted science, technology, medicine, humanities and social sciences research, Taylor & Francis is committed to helping public health authorities, researchers, clinicians and the general public contain and manage the spread of COVID-19....

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National Asbestos Awareness Week

National Asbestos Awareness Week

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Remembering the Heroes in the WTC Tragedy

Remembering the Heroes in the WTC Tragedy

Nineteen years ago, the nation recoiled in horror as two planes crashed into the World Trade Centre towers in New York City on Sept. 11, claiming the lives of more than 3,000 people.  After the towers collapsed, firefighters, policemen and other emergency responders...

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Asbestos 2020 conference

Asbestos 2020 conference

2020 sees the third annual asbestos conference, and this year we go virtual! The event will bring together researchers, academics, practitioners and regulators, through various plenary talks and technical sessions with a programme that will include the UK and...

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Asbestos found on new Sydney ferry vessels

Asbestos found on new Sydney ferry vessels

Sitting pretty in Newcastle Port, Sydney's brand new ferries harbour a dangerous underbelly.   9News revealed tonight that solid asbestos had been uncovered last week in gaskets on three of the four vessels as they were given a final fit-out following delivery...

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Reducing the Risk  of COVID-19 using  Engineering Controls

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Early case reports and epidemiological studies of groups where SARS-CoV-2 has led to outbreaks of COVID-19 indicates that the primary means of disease transmis-sion is the indoor spread of exhaled droplet aerosols. Armed with this knowledge, industrial hygiene...

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Air today, gone tomorrow

Air today, gone tomorrow

On 27th July 2020, we ran an online event to inform the public debate around air monitoring of asbestos in the UK. The event centred around the fact that countries like France utilise the latest technology available and inspect buildings periodically for asbestos,...

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