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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Asbestos: A guide for householders and the general public (2012)

Author

Environmental Health Subcommittee (enHealth)

Publisher

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee

City

Canberra

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This guide provides details of the health risks associated with asbestos. It will allow users to identify the asbestos fibre present and then manage the risks that arise when dealing with asbestos materials in and around houses. The information is clearly presented and supported with pictures and diagrams.

The guide also provides website addresses and other contact details for users to find information about working safely with asbestos, removing and disposing of asbestos and asbestos licensing conditions.

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Contact details

enHealth Secretariat
Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth)
Department of Health and Ageing
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Email: enhealth.secretariat@health.gov.au

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Last updated: 27 June 2014
 
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