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Asbestos Containing Products
External Products
  Walls
Walls - Fibro
Description:
This addition/extension has walls made from asbestos fibro cement panels.

  Roof
Deep 6 Corrugated
Description:
Asbestos Corrugated Roofing - "Deep 6"

Shingles
Description:
Asbestos Shingles

Tiles
Description:
Asbestos roofing tiles

  Verandahs / Eaves
Eaves Linings - House
Description:
Eaves were constructed of bonded asbestos sheet. Signs of deterioration include discolouration, cracking or splitting.

Eaves linings - Carports
Description:
Eaves lined with asbestos sheeting in carports

  Out Buildings
Outbuildings
Description:


  Fences
Corrugated asbestos fencing
Description:
Asbestos cement fencing is very common in many areas. If undameaged is quite safe.

Damaged fencing sheet
Description:
This broken sheet displays exposed fibres and needs to be made safe immediately. Plans for removal should also be considered to remove the potential for further release of asbestos fibres.

  Services - Electrical
Electrical Backboards
Description:
Electrial meter boxes often contain a resin/black backboard which contains asbestos.

  Services - Gas
Gas Services 2
Description:
External services such as gas have protective covers made from asbestos. Look for cracking and signs of deterioration which can potentially release asbestos fibres. This one shown is cracked and damaged and in need of repair or removal and safe disposal.

Gas Services 1
Description:
External services such as gas have protective covers made from asbestos. This one is square in shape however other shapes are also found. Note Deep 6 Asbestos Fencing in background.

  Services - Telecommunications
Communications Service Pit 1
Description:
Pits like the one shown, are insulated and lined with asbestos. Whilst some have been upgraded with plastic lids and access points, there is still asbestos fibres present.

Communications Service Pit 2
Description:
Telecommunications service pits also come in this square shape. Beware of asbestos fibres in resins and concrete.

  Fire Safety
Fire Door
Description:
This door was installed for safety. Notice the damage and detioration. The cracking has exposed the asbestos insulation and increased exposure to asbestos fibres.

Fire Safety Blanket
Description:
This fire blanket was manufactured from asbestos. It has worn and is damaged, exposing the asbestos fibres as shown. Asbestos is fire resistant and was an excellent insulator and retardant for fires.

  Debris
Fence Debris
Description:
Broken, cracked or damaged asbestos containing materials are a danger out in the open. Fibres are easily released into the air. Safety, prompt and efficient disposal is required.

Packers for Leveling
Description:


  Pipe Work
Stormwater
Description:


Flux - Roof
Description:
Piping and flux contained asbestos for insulation and in the lagging of the pipes

Heater Pipes
Description:
These pipes and flues are insulated and lagged with asbestos.

Stormwater 2
Description:
This stormwater pipe is at a cross over. It has a damaged and broken end.

Internal Products
  Floor Coverings & Backing
Vinyl floor covering
Description:
Vinyl floor coverings were installed with a asbestos backing material.

Tiles
Description:
Tiles are a popular floor covering. Note the grey material protruding from between the tiles. This is insulation or backing made from asbestos. Asbestos fibres are released from this material when it is walked on.

Vinyl Backing
Description:
Vinyl floor coverings were installed with a asbestos backing material.

Floor Tiles 1
Description:
These floor tiles are very worn and have asbestos backing. The wear and tear has exposed the asbestos backing releasing fibres into the air.

Floor tiles 2
Description:
These floor tiles are very worn and have asbestos backing. The wear and tear has exposed the asbestos backing releasing fibres into the air.

  Ceilings
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Description:
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Internal Fibro Ceiling
Description:
Fibro Cement sheeting is used for the ceiling of this room/extension

Ceiling Space 1
Description:


Ceiling Space Debris
Description:


  Walls
Linings/Cladding
Description:
These internal walls are made from asbestos lining. Notice that one of the sheets has cracked and is coming away from the wall. This has the potential to be releasing fibres into the air.

  Window Areas
Windows and Eaves
Description:


  Enclosed Verandah/Eaves
Enclosed Verandah
Description:


  Wet Areas - Kitchen
Kitchen Sink/splash backs
Description:
Splash backs and tiling in wet areas covered asbestos sheeting used for protection in wet areas.

  Wet Areas - Laundry
Sink splash guard sheeting
Description:
Asbestos sheeting was used in wet areas and was often covered with tiles.

  Wet Areas - Bathroom/Ensuite
Handbasin/ Tiles
Description:
Asbestos sheeting/insulation was used in wet areas to protect and was usually covered by tiles. Asbestos sheeting was also used in cabinets and vanity units.



Ensuite Toilet
Description:
Asbestos sheeting was often used behind tiles in wet areas.

  Services - Electrical
Lighting
Description:
This oyster light has...

Cabling
Description:
This electrical cable is coated and insulated with asbestos. The threads and fibres can clearly be seen at the ends. This is frayed and damaged.

Meter Board 1
Description:
zelemite

Meter Board 2
Description:
arcshield

  Services - Gas
Gas Heater
Description:
This has heater has doorseals that are made from asbestos. They are an excellent conductor of heat and are fire retardant. Keep note of any cracks or breakages, this potentially releases asbestos fibres.

Gas Fire
Description:
This gas fire has insulation, piping and doorseals that contain asbestos. The area surrounding the fire is asbestos insulation.

Gas Hot Water Heater
Description:
The heat shield in this gas hot water system is made from asbestos. Whilst wet, it poses no harm. However, fibres can come loose and settle in the bottom of the unit. Care must be taken when cleaning out or undergoing any maintenance or replacement.

Ironing Board
Description:


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