Tom Douglas is a Senior Research Fellow within the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, a Lead Research in the Oxford Martin School, and a Golding Fellow at Brasenose College, University of Oxford. He gratefully acknowledges the monetary help of the Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education and the Wellcome Trust, and the help of Laura Van den Borre… Read More

Asbestos is a extensively used constituent in buildings and constructing supplies, machines, transport vehicles and consumer merchandise. Asbestos has a identified historic use going again a minimum of 4500 years where it was added as a strengthening materials into earthenware and cooking pots. Asbestos (Greek: inextinguishable) is the collective t… Read More

Asbestos refers to a set of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals. Asbestos has six major sub-classifications: chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite, and actinolite. Among these, chrysotile and amosite asbestos are the most typical.The Asbestos Register is a document that lists all identified (or presumed) asbestos in a offi… Read More

All types of asbestos have been banned in Australia since 2003, however Australians are still liable to contracting mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.The Asbestos Assessor Licence was launched into South Australia on 1 January 2015. Laboratories (as a enterprise) had been beforehand accepted to hold out asbestos monitoring work however now… Read More

On 25 November 2014 the Dangerous Substances (Asbestos Safety Reform) Amendment Bill 2014 was passed within the Legislative Assembly paving the best way for the adoption of the nationwide mannequin asbestos laws. The Bill forms part of a legislative reform bundle that includes the Work Health and Safety (Asbestos) Amendment Regulation 2014, and… Read More