More than a decade after James Hardie made headlines for failing to protect workers from asbestos material it knew would harm them, the company is back in court.
NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton says that the jailing of a serial asbestos dumper “served as an important warning to those thinking of breaking the law”. It was the first
The number of asbestos-related deaths in NSW will soon dwarf the annual road toll, Ombudsman Bruce Barbour has warned in calling for a State-wide asbestos-eradication plan. But a medical breakthrough
The Victorian Trades Hall Council has created a safety standard stating that employers must not expose workers to respirable silica dust at or above 0.025 milligrams per cubic metre on
A Victorian company recently charged with asbestos-related OHS breaches, and its two directors, have been handed near-maximum environment protection penalties for illegally dumping the hazardous substance at a Cairnlea site