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Asbestos safety for trades and construction workers

Date created: Date modified: 25 Aug 2020

Anyone working in the construction industry can be exposed to asbestos in a wide range of areas from fences and roofing to ceiling panels and floor coverings.

This brochure contains important asbestos awareness information for people working in the general construction industry.