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Asbestos Awareness Month – November 2015


November is Asbestos Awareness Month and raises awareness of the need to handle asbestos safely during home renovations and maintenance.

All homeowners, renovators and tradies need to be aware of the risks when disturbing asbestos materials and to avoid exposing themselves, their families or their customers to airborne asbestos fibres.

Throughout the month there will be displays, activities and events across Queensland to help raise awareness about asbestos including demonstrations from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland inspectors on how to work safely with asbestos material.

Event Date Location
Interactive asbestos house display 1 – 21 November 2015 Manly West Bunnings store
Betty the asbestos house - Asbestos Diseases Research Institute roadshow 21 October – 2 December 2015 Catch Betty on her Queensland wide tour
International conference on asbestos awareness and management 22 – 24 November 2015 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Asbestos ecumenical service – run by the Asbestos Disease Support Society 11:00 am, 27 November 2015 Cathedral of St Stephen, Elizabeth Street Brisbane

Show your support and get involved in Asbestos Awareness Month by:

To request a visit from the Sager’s or an asbestos information pack email

Abestos Awareness Ambassador   Asbestos Awareness Ambassador

Asbestos Awareness Ambassador, Trevor Gillmeister

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