PLACES WHERE ASBESTOS CAN BE FOUND
Roof & Walls
Ceilings & Rafters
Roof - locations
Roof - materials & objects
Loose asbestos in the ceiling cavity
Asbestos in soil
Cladding and imitation brick (on shed, kennel and garage)
Loose asbestos cladding
Lining under eaves
Loose roof insulation
ASBESTOS REMOVAL PROCEDURES
The first step when you think your home may have asbestos both inside or outside the home is to call a professional in, who in most cases will identify it's existance for you, sometimes however a sample will need to be sent for laboratory testing.
ASBESTOS HEALTH AND SAFETY
ASBESTOS REMOVAL COSTS
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OLD HOUSES & CONTENTS
Asbestos left undisturbed, for example in the eaves or under and/or behind floor and wall tiles is generally safe. Other areas like sheds and fences that children may have access to are always best to be removed.
" Victorian Asbestos removed all my asbestos from my house that I was renovating.
They came and gave me a clear quote of the complete removal of all the asbestos on my property. And saved me all the worry on my renovation"
Ian Jacobsen....address withheld
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ASBESTOS IN THE HOME
Built before the mid 1980's
Highly likely it has asbestos cotaining products
Built the mid 1980's and 1990's
It is likely to that it has asbestos containing products
Built after 1990
It is unlikely that it has asbestos containing products
▶︎ If you are a commercial property owner who leases or rents, for example, a building or part of a building to a business or businesses, then you may have obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 to the extent of your management or control.
▶︎ A commercial property leased or rented to businesses (i.e. employers) is regarded as a workplace under Victoria’s health and safety laws.
If you engage a property manager, then the responsibility of managing asbestos may be delegated to the property manager. However, legal duties in relation to health and safety (including managing asbestos) cannot be delegated and you, as the owner, are ultimately responsible for ensuring such workplaces are safe and without risks to health so far as is reasonably practicable.
26 River Road
Millgrove, 3799 Victoria
Phone: 0455 167 778
Garages & Sheds
Eaves & Fascias
Victorian Asbestos Removals are just that, available for Melbourne and Victoria wide asbestos removal jobs whether it is a factory roof, walls, old drainage or water pipes, property refurbs.
We, as professionals, carry insurance and will take care of the planning and execution of the job, the Government paperwork and transport to a Licensed Waste Site.
Inhaling asbestos particles leads to many severe health issues and it’s important that you have a qualified specialist to remove the products containing asbestos and have the area free of any dust or fibres, any substance that the asbestos has been attached to should be sealed with an appropriate solution once finished and supply you with a clearance certificate.
Asbestos can be found in a range of materials, from roofing, to insulation, all dangerous when fibres are released into the air.
Please ensure that the person you choose to remove asbestos within Melbournes suburbs is licensed and carries appropriate insurance.
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Inhaling asbestos particles leads to many severe health issues and it is important that you have a qualified specialist to inspect your property and to remove the asbestos in an appropriate manner - we at Victorian Asbestos Removal will supply you with a clearance certificate from a qualified independant person who we will check our work. Giving you peace of mind that your property is asbestos free.
Please phone or email us for an inspection and or estimate to remove asbestos from your property. We are available at reasonable rates, carry public liability insurance covering us for asbetos removal and demolition. The minimum charge to dispose of asbestos to a registered and approved landfill site would be $500.
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ASBESTOS HEALTH FACTS
A very small number of asbestos-related disease cases occur each year in people who have not worked with asbestos products. The low number of cases makes it difficult to determine the exact cause of the disease or which exposure to asbestos was the contributing factor.