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Asbestos, a hazardous material known for its adverse health effects, requires careful and responsible disposal to protect both individuals and the environment. Follow these guidelines to ensure the safe and proper disposal of asbestos:

  • Identify and Confirm Asbestos

Before disposal, it's crucial to confirm the presence of asbestos. Asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) may include roofing, insulation, flooring, or textured paints. If in doubt, consult with a licensed asbestos assessor for confirmation.

  • Engage Licensed Professionals

Asbestos removal is a specialised task. Engage licensed asbestos removal professionals to handle the removal and disposal process. These experts have the knowledge and equipment to ensure safe handling.

  • Obtain Necessary Permits

Check local regulations and obtain any required permits for asbestos removal and disposal. Different areas may have specific guidelines and requirements for handling hazardous materials.

  • Isolate and Seal the Area

Before removal, isolate the area containing asbestos to prevent the spread of fibres. Seal off doors, windows, and vents using plastic sheeting and tape. This containment prevents asbestos exposure to occupants and the surrounding environment.

  • Use Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

Anyone involved in asbestos removal must wear proper PPE, including disposable coveralls, respirators with high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters, gloves, and protective eyewear. This safeguards against inhalation or skin contact with asbestos fibres.

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  • Wet the Material

Wet the asbestos-containing material before removal to minimise the release of fibres. Use a water spray bottle to dampen the material, reducing the risk of airborne contamination.

  • Remove Asbestos Materials Carefully

Remove asbestos materials with care, avoiding breakage or damage that could release fibres. Use hand tools instead of power tools.

  • Double-Bag and Seal

Double-bag asbestos waste in heavy-duty, leak-proof plastic bags. Seal the bags securely and label them as containing asbestos. This ensures proper identification during transport and disposal.

  • Transport Safely

Transport asbestos waste to approved disposal facilities using a registered and licensed asbestos transport vehicle. Follow designated routes and avoid busy areas to reduce the risk of accidental exposure.

  • Clean and Decontaminate

After removal, clean and decontaminate the area thoroughly. Use wet cleaning methods and HEPA vacuum cleaners to capture any remaining asbestos fibres. Dispose of cleaning materials as asbestos waste.

  • Document and Report

Keep detailed records of the asbestos removal process, including permits, disposal receipts, and documentation of safety measures. Report the removal to relevant authorities as required by local regulations.

By adhering to these guidelines and involving licensed professionals, you contribute to the safe and responsible disposal of asbestos, minimising health risks and environmental impact.

We Are Sydney’s Asbestos Removal Experts

Pro Skips Australia are the experts when it comes to safe asbestos disposal in Sydney. We can provide asbestos skip bins to suit any asbestos removal needs, from 2 cubic metres right up to 12 cubic metres. So whether you’re looking to clear asbestos from your home, or from your construction site, we can drop off and pick up specialist asbestos skip bins to handle the load.

Due to the health risks associated with asbestos, there is extensive legislation with which to comply with when clearing your waste. Incorrect asbestos disposal can incur heavy fees, into the thousands of dollars! We’ll deliver your skip at a time that works for you and dispose of your asbestos bins too, ensuring you stay on the right side of the law.

Call us now for more information on our safe asbestos skip bins.


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Pro Skips Australia has earned a reputation as the premier skip bin hire specialist in Sydney. We are known for our affordability and speed, making us the go-to option for skip bins.

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