Asbestos Awareness Month

Event Type Awareness Event
Event Focus Community
Event Reach All
Event Scope Local Community
Dates 01/11/2017 to 30/11/2017

Asbestos Awareness


The Asbestos Awareness Month campaign is overseen by SafeWork NSW, the ACTU, the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency and James Hardi and supported by the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute. Funding for this campaign was provided by James Hardie Industries SE, the Asbestos Safety Eradication Agency, the Environment Protection Authority and the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA)

The Asbestos Education Committee will focus on home renovators and tradesman by:

  • Alerting those people to the dangers of asbestos;
  • Alerting those people as to what product may contain asbestos and where those products may be found in existing household or other environment; and
  • Advising those people as to the steps that ought to be taken by people planning home renovations or who other wise identify asbestos products in their home or other.

If you would like more information regarding the awareness or help in supporting please visit the Asbestos Awareness website at, 

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