Asbestos Alert: Schools Face Hazmat Crises

Asbestos Alert: Schools Face Hazmat Crises

The national crisis surrounding deferred maintenance in institutional and commercial facilities is especially acute in K-12 public schools. Many of these schools were built in the 1950s and 1960s and need extensive repairs or replacement. Compounding the challenge facing maintenance and engineering managers in these facilities is

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State Government steps in to investigate asbestos fears after fire

State Government steps in to investigate asbestos fears after fire

THE State Government is investigating concerns raised by Carina Heights residents in last week’s South-East Advertiser about possible asbestos pollution from last month’s fire at the derelict Salvin Park nursing home site. The residents said they heard explosions during the latest fire and feared airborne asbestos fibres had contaminated the

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Mesothelioma Fears Allayed as Independent Tests of Claire’s Makeup Shows No Asbestos Contamination

Fears of malignant mesothelioma and other related diseases have been haunting parents of teens and preteens after published reports that Claire’s store makeup had been contaminated with asbestos. In response, the chain quickly recalled nine different makeup kits that it had been selling. Now, according to independent

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