Asbestos Insulation and Safety

Asbestos

Asbestos is a deadly material and inhalation of asbestos fibres has been proven to cause asbestosis, mesothelioma and cancer. Because of the dangers associated with the handling of asbestos, its safe removal and disposal is very important.

It is common for householders in older homes to discover of asbestos in, around or under their home. 

Do Not:
  • Put asbestos in your wheelie bins
  • Mix asbestos with other types of waste and take to the tip
  • Conceal asbestos in waste loads taken to the tip
  • Bury asbestos on your land

The handling and storage of asbestos waste at worksites is regulated by WorkCover NSW, while the storage, disposal and transport of asbestos waste at non-worksites is regulated by the NSW Environment Protection Authority.

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