“Free showerhead swap – closing 31 May 2017
Simply take a copy of this letter and up to two old fixed arm, wall mounted showerheads to your nearest exchange point at the Greenbushes CRC. Terms and conditions apply. For more information, go to watercorporation.com.au/community”
Asbestos fibres pose a risk to those who inhale them, and the clean-up of fire damaged and destroyed homes and buildings may expose people to this risk.
The documents linked to below contain advice and information to assist in the decision making process for the removal and disposal of potentially contaminated building materials. If the age (pre 1988) and construction of the structure lead a person to believe that the building may contain asbestos, then it should be treated as though it does.
if work is undertaken [such as removal and disposal of asbestos containing material] in a workplace, then the
Code of Practice for the Safe Removal of Asbestos 2nd Edition [OHSC: 2002(2005)]
Code of Practice for the Management and Control of Asbestos in Workplaces [NOHSC:2018(2005)] apply.
CCA treated timber [copper, chrome arsenate] can also pose a risk to health due to residues in the ash.
Rain water tanks can also be affected by bushfire.
Property Hazards After Bushfires.
Management of Fire Damaged Asbestos.
Asbestos Fire Containment.
The Greenbushes Community Resource Centre has been serving the community of Greenbushes since 1995.