Yorke Peninsula Council Has Responded to Discovery of Asbestos-Containing Material

September 21, 2023 1:11 am in by

Yorke Peninsula Council has swiftly responded to the discovery of non-friable asbestos-containing material at two sites within their jurisdiction: Marion Bay and Berry Bay.

To mitigate risks, both locations will be temporarily fenced off, and warning signs installed to prevent unauthorized access.

Non-friable asbestos, comprising a bonding compound and a small asbestos percentage, generally poses a low safety risk as it does not readily release airborne asbestos fibers.

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However, the Council has said they will enact a quick removal process and is taking further precautions, including dust suppression measures.

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