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Concrete slabs and asbestos

Concrete slabs can contain various forms of asbestos.  

Powdered asbestos was mixed with cement to reduce cracking. Broken pieces of asbestos cement sheeting were used as filler in concrete. 

Where was it used

Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Community infrastructure and spaces, Agricultural and horticultural


Floors and floor coverings, Bathroom, Kitchen, Laundry, Plumbing and drainage, Fireplace, Garage, sheds and dog kennels, Fences

Known uses

Concrete driveways, floor and fireplace bases and foundations.

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Broken concrete slab showing asbestos. Credit: Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Consultants Association Members