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Asbestos risks after natural disasters overlooked

Asbestos risks after natural disasters overlooked
Article Type:
News
Publication Date:
2011-11-25
Jurisdiction:
International

Australia's ABC reports that bonded asbestos may not be as safe as previously thought, after several natural disasters had potential to cause asbestos fibres to be released into the air.

The chairman of the Federal Government's Asbestos Management Review has received submissions suggesting the health risks posed by broken sheets of asbestos can be forgotten in the rush to clean up after natural disasters.

Reference No:
111125CA-0505

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