08 March 2018

Asbestos Exposure Risks Lurk in Australian Hospitals 2018

An article written in the asbestos.com site – Feb 27th 2018 – by Lorraine Kember – talks about hospitals in Australia and says they are not as safe as they appear. Please read below and click on the link to read the rest of the article. 

Hospitals in Australia rank among the best in the world for utilizing the latest techniques and innovations.

Unfortunately the same cannot be said for safety.

Of the more than 700 public hospitals and 630 private hospitals in Australia, many are not as safe as they appear.

Health unions and lawyers are warning that many major hospitals in the country are riddled with asbestos. The deadly mineral is the known cause of a number of diseases such as asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma.