Construction activities have been brought to a stand-still at the Wellington Children’s Hospital, New Zealand, as the site is presumed to contain asbestos. https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/wellington/119394742/asbestos-contamination-fears-delay-wellington-childrens-hospital-build?fbclid=IwAR0vW2_olaiDRPAcj0Cu0RZAUhQKpAmV39if6A19o6GaaZ4DJvkrvnA3nA0

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A doctor is currently dying of mesothelioma as the hospital did not dispose of asbestos and contaminated materials in the correct way. During the removal of an asbestos contaminated roof, the appropriate procedures and safety measures weren’t taken. This has therefore exposed all patients and healthcare professionals in this hospital and put them at risk…

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New South Wales public school students have potentially been exposed to asbestos. In recent redevelopment works on a heritage building on the school grounds, it and everything inside have tested positive for friable asbestos fibres. Books and all equipment which were once stored in the building have been destroyed, but concerns are growing for the…

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