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Asbestos In Schools: What Parents Need To Know

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The Australian construction industry was once one of the world’s largest consumers of asbestos. In the 1960s, builders clad 25 percent of new homes in asbestos cement, and many schools and commercial premises featured asbestos extensively. While builders no longer use the material, many buildings across Australia still present an asbestos hazard. Find out how likely it is that your child will encounter asbestos at school, and learn more about the safety precautions you can expect the building owners to take. Read More»