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Date PostedSeptember 15, 2015

D-I-Y Home Renovators Beware of Asbestos Risks


Source: www.safeenvironments.com.au

Peter Tighe, managing director of The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency recently said that an increasing number of home owners who attempt renovation work such as the demolition of kitchens and bathrooms themselves are doing so without realising the risks of possible asbestos in their home.

We’re seeing an increasing amount of homeowners choosing to do renovations themselves and if their homes are pre-2000 they may be unknowingly exposing themselves to asbestos.

As we know exposure to asbestos can be deadly, with prolonged exposure having been proven to cause Asbestosis, Mesothelioma and lung disease – all incurable diseases.

Source: https://sourceable.net/diy-renovations-could-create-new-wave-of-asbestos-victims/#

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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