Asbestos and Fibro

Material that contains asbestos is referred to as either friable or non-friable, non- friable is also commonly known as bonded. Non-friable asbestos is firmly bound and is a common building material, such as flat asbestos cement sheeting (fibro), Super 6 roof sheeting and asbestos cement pipes. There a legal requirement that need to be followed when removal is required these can be found in our Asbestos Requirements 2015 Worksheet.

Fire or Hail Affected Asbestos

Any asbestos cement product that has been damaged by hail, heat/fire, weathering or other mechanical action is deemed friable asbestos. Friable protocols will be required for completed removal of fire or hail damaged asbestos, these protocols are followed out after an initial make safe has been carried where by the damaged areas have been sprayed to minimize fibre release for further assessment by a hygienist and subsequent report.

Site Personal Decontamination Unit On Trailer
Site Personal Decontamination Unit On Trailer
Asbestos Removal Following Bush Fire
Fire Damaged Property
Treating A Fire Damaged Home With Asbestos
Excavator With Claw Moving Rubble And Debris
Fire Damaged House Excavation, Demolition And Removal

Hygenists Reports and Services

Hazardous materials reports are carried out by asbestos consultants and hazardous materials consultants and certified occupational hygienists. These reports contain requirements to ensure correct management of asbestos or hazardous materials has been carried out as per legislative requirements. Services offered are, but not limited to:

  • Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Inspections
  • Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Surveys
  • Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Testing
  • Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Register
  • Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Audits
  • Asbestos Removal Management and Removal Specifications
  • Asbestos Clearance Certificate

Resources

Asbestos Fibro (Non Friable Asbestos) is what most everyday people come across or have grown up with and unknowingly people treat it without the respect it deserves, especially when removal of it is required.

Asbestos Awareness: Asbestos Don’ts
Local Government Factsheet
Abestos Awareness Facts