Mould

95% PASS ON EmPAT PROFICIENCY

The Environmental Microbiology Proficiency Analytical Testing (EMPAT) Program is a performance evaluation program, sponsored by the AIHA Proficiency Analytical Testing Programs (PAT Programs), for environmental microbiology laboratories. HAZMAT LABS have been participating in this program for the past couple of years, and has achieved competncy on every round. The program was developed for microbiology laboratories specialising in …

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SYDNEY’S RAIN AND FLOODING LIKLEY TO TRIGGER MOULD OUTBREAKS

The ingress of water recent heavy rains and flooding has caused widespread building problems across Sydney, and the wider NSW coast. Rain pouring in through roof leaks and flooding in at ground level will have caused building materials such as timber skirtings, plasterboard walls and ceilings to become wet. This creates the perfect conditions for …

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NSW FLOODS CAUSE ANOTHER INSURANCE CATASTROPHE

Property losses caused by storms and flooding along the east coast has declared another weather-related catastrophe by The Insurance Council of Australia. It is the sixth catastrophe declared in five months after a summer of raging bushfires and storms. Since February 5 storms have flooded southeast Queensland, NSW coastal regions and caused damage several hundred kilometres inland, and in the …

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EXTREMELY HIGH AIRBORNE MOULD LEVELS CAUSE TRADIES TO WALK OFF WESTCONNEX TUNNEL PROJECT

Extremely high concentrations of airborne mould regarded as a potential have been found in the M4 East tunnels under construction in Sydney’s inner west.  The results were regarded as a “health risk to all persons”. The findings prompted about 500 construction workers to walk off the job on Friday, saying they had failed to receive adequate …

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