Welcome to adfa

The Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia (adfa) is a not-for profit organisation working to provide support to people living with asbestos related diseases, family members, carers and friends.

adfa is a community based group founded by Trade Unions, victims, families of victims, and concerned citizens to meet the needs of people affected by asbestos related disease and has a long history of being engaged in advocacy work within the Australian community.

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Asbestos Awareness Week 2020 : Dumping

November 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Asbestos waste can only be disposed of at a licenced facility. There are big penalties for the illegal disposal of asbestos, which includes putting it in a domestic rubbish bin, waste skip or dumping it

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Asbestos Awareness Week 2020 : Call a professional to check

November 28th, 2020|0 Comments

PPE cannot guarantee your health or safety, but it will help reduce your risk of exposure. It must be selected, worn and removed correctly to be effective. You also need to follow safe work practices

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Asbestos Awareness Week 2020 : Be Aware Electrical

November 27th, 2020|0 Comments

If you are unsure if something contains asbestos, do not disturb it, drill it, cut it, or break it. Have it assessed by an asbestos assessor. If asbestos needs to be removed before you start

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