In the unfortunate event of fire in a property containing asbestos it is essential to undertake a measured and structured response to ensure the safety of all involved, as well as the safety of the wider public.
An asbestos awareness campaign is about to begin, urging tradies to always check for asbestos before they start a new job.
A proactive inspection program is being carried out by WorkSafe WA to search for the presence of asbestos in plant and machinery.
Australia's National Asbestos Profile has been launched by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.
A user-friendly asbestos management resource package has been developed by the national Asbestos Awareness campaign, in order to help improve regulatory compliance across the sector.
There are two ways to approach spill control and countermeasures: 'active' and 'passive'.
New regulations surrounding the safe management of hazardous substances will come into effect on 1 December in New Zealand.
November is National Asbestos Awareness Month, with a message to Australians that home renovations could pose dangers.
Cleaning Safety Card has launched the Orange Card online training program, which is designed to reduce workplace injuries in the cleaning industry.