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January 23, 2020
As clean up and reconstruction work begins in bushfire affected areas there is a need to be fully aware of and consider a range of hazards and risks to health and safety hazards that may be present but would not normally exist on a construction site.
Before you begin any work in a bushfire affected property take a few minutes to read the important safety information that is available from WorkSafe in the following links:
Beware that waste from bushfire affected properties could be treated as potentially contaminated with asbestos before being accepted by landfills and that asbestos waste may be deemed to be ‘friable’ asbestos.
For further information please refer to the following links:
For further clarification and information on these matters HIA members can contact HIA on 1300 650 620 or firstname.lastname@example.org