Safe clean up of storm damaged materials that may contain asbestos
With many parts of the country experiencing damaging storms late in the season, we felt it was important to share this instructional Safe Work Procedure video from the Queensland Government that shows the safe way to clean up materials that may contain asbestos.
Asbestos is likely to be found in houses and buildings built before 1990. If storms or incidents have damaged houses/facilities built in this era you should assume that any debris would contain asbestos.
It is essential to protect yourself and others when removing debris, particularly when asbestos is concerned. The following procedure will help you to safely clean up after a storm.