Asbestos is Bad News

By: Asbestos Services  05-Feb-2014
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An online information resource for dealing with asbestos in Victoria was today launched for home owners, businesses, industry and other members of the community. The new website, asbestos.vic.gov.au, answers frequently asked questions, including how to recognise asbestos containing material, and provides guidelines for its safe handling and removal. According to from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, companies have set aside more than $30 billion for mesothelioma victims since the 1980s. Asbestos lawsuits have played a role in about 100 companies' going bankrupt. Students at a primary school in Sydney's inner west have been prohibited from playing on the school's grass fields, due to fears about a possible asbestos contamination. On the first day of the school year, parents at Summer Hill Public School were told small pieces of fibro had been found lodged in the dirt while the playground was seeded over the summer break. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/fears-of-asbestos-on-summer-hill-public-school-playground-20140129-31nbt.html#ixzz2sP0W2IYt

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