Asbestos forces compound closure

Asbestos forces compound closure

GLEN Aplin bin compound has been forcibly shut after traces of asbestos were uncovered at the facility. Four samples of suspected Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) were tested and returned a positive result on Monday after the material was detected by a Southern Downs Regional Council officer on

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Asbestos exposure at West Los Angeles apartment complex leaves 15 people displaced

WEST LOS ANGELES (KABC) — At least 15 residents in a West Los Angeles apartment complex were forced out of their homes after asbestos exposure. The incident happened around 9:48 p.m. in the 1800 block of Prosser Avenue, when authorities determined that 11 of 12 units in

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Air quality issues of mold and asbestos temporarily closes Indiana Avenue Elementary school, second time this month

Air quality issues of mold and asbestos temporarily closes Indiana Avenue Elementary school, second time this month

Schools Superintendent Robert Zega said school officials are working with environmental consultants to determine the best course of action for remediation after air quality issues of mold and asbestos have resulted in the closure, reopening and again re-closure of the elementary school on Indiana Avenue in the

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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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