News & Views

27th June 2018

Asbestos and Air Conditioning Ductwork Safety Alert

SafeWork SA have distributed a Safety Alert on Asbestos and Air Conditioning Ductwork. 

Asbestos-containing millboard was once widely used in the construction industry due to its flame-resistant properties, and commonly used to line compartments containing heat or spark-producing electrical equipment. In particular, asbestos-containing millboard surrounded reheating banks or coils throughout the ductwork of air conditioning units.

Download the Safety Alert here >