The Australian Institute of Building Surveyors is urging home owners not to be complacent about familiar home surroundings this summer and have safety checks on structures in outdoor entertaining areas.
Published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, the study investigated 824 cases of people admitted to NSW hospitals over three years with workplace-related traumatic spinal injuries.
CSR Gyprock has launched Glasroc F, a paperless gypsum board offering high performance fire protection for structural steel columns and beams. Reinforced with glass fibre and providing up to 120 minutes fire protection, Glasroc F is installed in a single, joint-less layer.
With around one in three Australian homes containing asbestos, and the rates of mesothelioma in Australia yet to peak due to the third wave of asbestos exposure, the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has conducted research to identify factors that would make home owners more…