The use of all forms of asbestos has been banned in Australia for the reason that end of 2003. This signifies that the import, manufacture, supply, sale and use or reuse of asbestos and asbestos-containing products is not permitted. The ban does not apply to asbestos installed previous to this date (eg in residential or business buildings).This is … Read More


Tom Douglas is a Senior Research Fellow within the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, a Lead Research in the Oxford Martin School, and a Golding Fellow at Brasenose College, University of Oxford. He gratefully acknowledges the financial help of the Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education and the Wellcome Trust, and the assistance of Laura Van de… Read More


In response to the new regulations introduced in 2003, the MPMSAA - with monetary help from WorkSafe Victoria - has embarked on an Asbestos Awareness and Education Program to ship a message to every plumber in regards to the hazards of asbestos and to encourage improved compliance with new Victorian OH&S (Asbestos) laws and protected asbestos manag… Read More


Bonded (Class B) asbestos is much less instantly harmful than Class A and is a part of a fibre-cement product. The asbestos is in bonded sheets the place it's deeply embedded in a hardened matrix. The sheets could also be flat, corrugated or tubular.We then compiled the data regarding asbestos laws and coded it by the date when each was introduced.… Read More