Posts Tagged ‘DIY Home Renovation’

Australia faces asbestos disease from DIY home renovation

31 Aug 2017 by under News

carpenter 100x100 Australia faces asbestos disease from DIY home renovationAsbestos has plagued Australia for decades, a result of it once being the nation with the highest per capita usage rates of the known human carcinogen. (more…)


Australia facing asbestos threat via home renovations

7 Jun 2017 by under News

GHS pictogram silhouette.svg  100x100 Australia facing asbestos threat via home renovationsMuch like in the United States, home renovation has become a booming business in Australia. But it can negatively impact public health. In fact, it’s estimated six out of every 10 asbestos sufferers in the nation today were involved in a major home renovation that contained asbestos. The trend is giving rise to another wave of mesothelioma victims, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. (more…)


Home renovations and asbestos – how to best protect yourself and those around you

31 Mar 2015 by under News

home renovation flooring 100x100 Home renovations and asbestos   how to best protect yourself and those around youHome renovations can be an exciting process for homeowners eager to create their dream house, but before you or your loved ones dive into a do-it-yourself (DIY) renovation project, consider what would happen if asbestos particles were spreading and no one knew? (more…)