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QR codes as asbestos warning labels

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Do you get alarmed when you see an asbestos warning sign?  It can be confronting to think there are asbestos-containing materials under your feet, for example. In general, if asbestos is in good condition and isn’t disturbed, it is not a risk.  But it’s a different story if someone starts breaking into it!  That’s why […]

Asbestos – the new frontier

Asbestos warning notice on the wall of a crumbling wooden house

New Zealand embraced the use of asbestos for decades. It was included in so many products that it can be found on the roof, in the ceiling, on the walls and floors, and around pipes – in fact, pretty well everywhere in residential and commercial buildings alike.