5 Facts about ASBESTOS...
Here's an eye-opening list of facts about ASBESTOS in Australian homes:
1 - Asbestos was only fully banned in Australia in 2003!
2 - 1 out of 3 homes built in Australia contain some form of asbestos!
3 - If your home was built prior to 1987 it is EXTREMELY likely to have asbestos in some or many of the building materials!
4 - All forms of asbestos are dangerous if unsealed, disturbed, cut, broken, drilled or damaged!
5 - There is no known safe level of exposure to asbestos fibres!
The 5 facts about asbestos above have been provided based on many well known Australian studies that have been released by the Australian Government and related industry bodies. These facts are freely available online and have been provided as a brief summary to highlight the potential of asbestos materials being present in any given Australian residence or place of work.
Our favorite source for information like this is the Asbestos Awareness website. Check this link out for more information and facts about asbestos in Australia, including the history of asbestos, the laws that surround removing asbestos yourself, and the risks associated with asbestos and DIY.
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